BackStory: You've Come A Long Way—A History of Women in Politics
This episode of BackStory examines how women have influenced politics in the United States. From bread riots during the Civil War to the suffrage movement to campaigns for the Presidency of the United States, women have organized, marched, petitioned, and brought about change through grassroots movements and from within institutions of power. Each segment of this audio broadcast includes questions for classroom analysis and discussion.
A full transcript of this episode can be found at the BackStory website.
Clean Up This Mess!
Give Me Bread or Give Me Blood
Suffering for Suffrage
A Woman in the White House
Unbought and Unbossed
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