Sample Data Analysis
(Students will select a question from the W section of their chart and analyze the
data to present a response to the class in the form of a poster)
Why were women denied the right to vote prior to the Suffrage Movement?
Women were considered to fragile to be active participants in the rough environment of political and industrial realms.† Women were supposed to take care of the home and family and not concern themselves with political and public affairs, which were believed to be the manís domain.
What were womenís rights during this time (before Suffrage)?
What happened that made women in the early twentieth century want to gain the right to vote?
Women realized that the way that they were being treated was not right and that all men and women were created equal and deserved equal treatment.† This realization led them to organize an effort to improve their legal status.†