Social Studies (NYS K-12 Framework Common Core)
Intermediate, Commencement, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
This video, from History.com's archives, focuses on speeches made at Susan B. Anthony's trial on suffrage.
Christina Kirk: Susan B. Anthony
SS.7.7 REFORM MOVEMENTS: Social, political, and economic inequalities sparked various reform movements and resistance efforts. Influenced by the Second Great Awakening, New York played a key role in major reform efforts.
SS.7.7.c Women joined the movements for abolition and temperance and organized to advocate for women’s property rights, fair wages, education, and political equality.
SS.7.7.c.1 Students will examine efforts of women to acquire more rights, including Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Matilda Joslyn Gage, and Susan B. Anthony.
SS.8.2.e Progressive era reformers sought to address political and social issues at the local, state, and federal levels of government between 1890 and 1920. These efforts brought renewed attention to women’s rights and the suffrage movement and spurred the creation of government reform policies.
SS.8.2.e.3 Students will explore leaders and activities of the temperance and woman’s suffrage movements.