Women's History Videos & Activities

Learn about the history of women's rights and the Nineteenth Amendment through educational videos and related activities.

Mini Bio: Susan B. Anthony

Appropriate Grades: 1–5

Watch this video biography to learn about Susan B. Anthony's pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement in America.

Source: Biography Channel on youtube.com

Length: 2 minutes 17 seconds

Extension Activities

NWHM Celebrates Women's History Month

Appropriate Grades: 6–8

Study the contributions and accomplishments of women. Through this video students will learn about the history of International Woman's Day, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, and the women's movement.

Source: Women's History Museum on youtube.com

Length: 7 minutes

Extension Activities

Women's Right to Vote in the U.S.

Appropriate Grades: 9-12

In this video, students learn about the history of the women's suffrage movement and the advancements of women's rights in America.

Source: VOA Video on youtube.com

Length: 4 minutes 39 seconds

Extension Activities

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