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1. What daughter of an abolitionist and an early leader of the women's rights movement helped organize the first suffrage parades in New York in the early 1900s? In 1907, she formed the Equality League of Self-Supporting Women, the first American suffrage group that included working-class women.

a) Ida Wells-Barnett
b) Harriot E. Blatch
c) Carrie Catt
d) Alice Paul
e) Ernestine Rose
f) Anna Shaw

2. Who led a campaign in New York for legislation permitting women to keep control of property they had owned before marriage?

a) Ida Wells-Barnett
b) Harriot E. Blatch
c) Carrie Catt
d) Alice Paul
e) Ernestine Rose
f) Anna Shaw

3. Who is sometimes called the mother of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution?

a) Ida Wells-Barnett
b) Harriot E. Blatch
c) Carrie Catt
d) Alice Paul
e) Ernestine Rose
f) Anna Shaw

4. Who lectured throughout the United States calling for voting rights for women and urging audiences not to drink alcoholic beverages? She served as president of the National American Women Suffrage Association from 1904 to 1915.

a) Ida Wells-Barnett
b) Harriot E. Blatch
c) Carrie Catt
d) Alice Paul
e) Ernestine Rose
f) Anna Shaw

5. Who served as president of the National American Women Suffrage Association in 1920, when Amendment 19 to the U.S. Constitution was passed, giving women the right to vote? She taught school and became the first woman superintendent of schools in Mason City, Iowa.

a) Ida Wells-Barnett
b) Harriot E. Blatch
c) Carrie Catt
d) Alice Paul
e) Ernestine Rose
f) Anna Shaw

6. Who helped to found the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1909? She was an American journalist who had been born a slave.

a) Ida Wells-Barnett
b) Harriot E. Blatch
c) Carrie Catt
d) Alice Paul
e) Ernestine Rose
f) Anna Shaw

Want to learn more about the suffrage movement? Here are some helpful Web sites:


Women Pioneers: Suffrages
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/features/women/
suffrage.html

Search the Library of Congress' digital archives for photos, narratives, news clips, bios, and conference resolutions from women suffragettes.


Women's Suffrage - Spartacus
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAsuffrage.htm
Educational resource, offering an overview of the women's suffrage movement that originated in the 1820s. Find biographies of its leaders.

The Woman Suffrage Movement
http://www.archives.gov/digital_classroom/lessons/
woman_suffrage/woman_suffrage.html

Lesson plans and primary sources related to woman suffrage.