The Civil Rights of Women: Timeline, Leaders & Ongoing Issues


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The first birth control clinic opened in _____ in New York and focused on women's health and reproductive rights. This laid the foundation for _____.

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1. The National Women Suffrage Association was founded by:

2. Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution gave American women the right to vote in 1920?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Women in the United States haven't always had their basic civil rights protected. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding regarding the history of women's rights in the United States.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Important dates
  • The declaration of Sentiments
  • Key legislation passed

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - know which amendment granted women the right to vote
  • Defining key concepts- ensure your understanding of the Declaration of Sentiments as well as the legislation that followed
  • Knowledge application - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the women's civil rights movement to recall key dates and figures

Additional Learning

To learn more about the civil rights of women, review the accompanying lesson on Civil Rights of Women: History & Issues. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define civil rights
  • Explain women's civil rights in the 1800s
  • Understand the Congressional Union
  • Learn about the Planned Parenthood Federation of America
  • Explain the Equal Pay Act and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Explore The National Organization for Women
  • Understand The Pregnancy Discrimination Act
  • Know women's civil rights in modern times