Battle for the Ballot: An Inquiry Based Workshop on Woman Suffrage in Tennessee
Join us for an educator workshop focused on the story of the woman suffrage movement and the important role Tennessee plays in the ratification of the 19th amendment. Designed for Tennessee’s classroom educators teaching topics such as:
- the development of the woman suffrage movement, including the Seneca Falls convention and the ideals of Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Sojourner Truth to the events of the 20th century and the showdown in Tennessee
- the organizations and individuals involved in the Suffrage Movement, both pro-suffrage and anti-suffrage
- Tennessee’s important role in the passage of the 19th Amendment
Standards covered in this workshop include (from standards updated in 2019) 5.09, 5.47, 8.42, TN.46, and US. 18.
Lunch, resources, and six professional development hours provided.
Tennessee State Library & Archives, the Tennessee State Museum, and the Official Committee of the State of Tennessee Woman Suffrage Centennial.
Workshop Dates & Locations
Dates and locations are listed below. All workshops will be held from 9:00 am -3:00 pm.
How to Register
To register, find the city closest to you below and follow the “Click here to register” link. Questions? Contact Kelly Wilkerson.