History Smashers: Women's Right to Vote

womens right to vote

Myths! Lies! Secrets! Smash the stories behind famous moments in history and expose the hidden truth. Perfect for fans of I Survived and Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales.

In 1920, Susan B. Anthony passed a law that gave voting rights to women in the United States. RIGHT?

WRONG! Susan B. Anthony wasn't even alive when the Nineteenth Amendment was ratified. Plus, it takes a lot more than one person to amend the constitution.

Did you know that when women's rights activists picketed President Wilson to get his support for voting rights, some men beat them up, tore down their banners, and stole from them? And then it was the women who got arrested! No joke.

Through illustrations, graphic panels, photographs, sidebars, and more, acclaimed author Kate Messner smashes history by exploring the little-known details behind the fight for women's suffrage.---from the publisher

224 pages                            978-0593120347               Ages 8-12

Keywords:  women, voting, social activists, suffragette, American history, reluctant reader, part of a series, gender equality, gender, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, Social Studies Curriculum

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