Women’s History Month Programs & Resources


Subjects: Civics, History, Social Studies
Grade Level: All

To celebrate Women's History Month, here are programs & resources highlighting women who have shaped our world.

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Cokie Roberts chronicles the adventures and contributions of numerous women to key events in American history.
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Profiles the trailblazing women who were inventing back even before women were allowed to hold patents.
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From Sara Delano Roosevelt to Barbar Bush, this two-part documentary examines the role of "Presidential Moms" throughout American history.
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Round-up of resources for Women's History Month includes video clips, photo galleries, links to additional resources, and topics of interest such as famous firsts in American women's history and American women in World War II.
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Biography.com round-up for Women's History Month includes and interactive timeline, an origin of women's history quiz, quotes, and female firsts.
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In this C-SPAN video, President Bush and the first lady welcome an audience of women dignitaries to celebrate Women's History Month and International Women's Day.
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In commemoration of the 90th anniversary of women gaining their Constitutional right to vote by the passage of the 19th Amendment, scholars talked about the women's suffrage movement and its impact on race and gender in the U.S. in this C-SPAN video.
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This C-SPAN video features female senators participating in a breakfast discussion moderated by Ms. Cokie Roberts. Topics included the number of female senators, support among the women, being working mothers, and career tracks for female politicians.
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Historian Thomas Fleming profiles the women who played a central part in the lives of the Founding Fathers in his book, The Intimate Lives of the Founding Fathers.

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