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Chronology of the Equal Rights Amendment, 1923-1996
Three years after women won the right to vote, the first of many Equal Rights Amendments was introduced in Congress. The issue has been at a standstill since 1996.

National Women's History Project
A nonprofit organization providing educational materials and programs. Start at The Learning Place

National Women's History Museum
“A non-partisan, non-profit educational organization dedicated to restoring the historic contributions and the rich, diverse experiences of women to mainstream culture.” To be built in Washington , D.C. In the meantime, visit their Cyber Museum

Western New York Suffragists: Winning the Vote
Search for information by selecting a suffragist or a timeline. Includes biographies and images.

Women Who Changed History
Features women from space and politics. Lesson plans, teaching strategies and online activities for studying Women's History. From Scholastic.

African American Women’s History
A directory of sites about the history of black women in American from slavery to the Civil Rights Movement. Includes biographies, organizations, events and movements. Also information about white women who worked for racial justice.

Women’s History Month (Encyclopedia Britannica)
A comprehensive overview of American women’s contributions to their country’s growth and development. A study guide, recommended readings and Women’s History sites on the web add to the depth of information.

Living the Legacy: The Women’s Rights Movement, 1848-1998
Includes a detailed timeline and comprehensive history of the movement.

Women in World History
Great women rulers, female heroes, questions and answers and web links to other resources- all part of the Women in World History curriculum directed by Lyn Reese.

Women in the Middle Ages
An interactive exploration of medieval women. Cool music.

Facts and Features: U.S. Census Bureau Women's History Month: March 1-31
Statistical data on women's earnings and education, women in the military, motherhood, marriage and family and population distribution with links to Census Bureau Reports. 1.6 million women are military veterans; another 164,000 currently serve in the armed forces.

Women's History Month
Special features include Famous Firsts by American Women, Top Female CEOS, and Women Prize Winners. Even crossword puzzles with women-centered themes.

Hot Topics: Women's History Month
Government resources compiled by Dale Eden Carroll of the Daniel J. Evans Library at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington.Covers subject areas such as international women and women of science that are not covered elsewhere. Very comprehensive.

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