Evidence in the Sources
- In your own words, describe your strongest evidence. Which pieces of information from your sources are most helpful for answering your research question?
- In your own words, describe your weakest evidence. Which pieces of information from your sources don’t connect as easily to your research question?
- What has been difficult about using these sources to answer your research question?
Your research question: What lessons from women’s struggles for equality in the past can help inform current and future women’s rights issues?
- In 2–3 sentences, provide some background on your issue.
- Write a one-sentence thesis statement that answers your research question with a claim and includes your main pieces of supporting evidence.
Constitutional Rights Foundation. 2004. How Women Won the Right to Vote. https://www.crf-usa.org/bill-of-rights-in-action/bria-20-2-a-how-women-won-the-right-to-vote (1 secondary source)
Linda Simon. 2017. The Flappers Took the Country by Storm, but Did They Ever Truly Go Away. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/flappers-took-country-storm-ever-go-away-180964412/ (2nd secondary source)
Shirley Chisholm. May 21, 1969. Equal Rights for Women. https://awpc.cattcenter.iastate.edu/2017/03/21/equal-rights-for-women-may-21-1969/ ( 2nd primary source)
Susan B. Anthony. 1873. Women are Right to Vote. https://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/mod/1873anthony.asp (1 primary source)