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Women's History Month

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From Social Education

The Technology of Unequal Rights for Women: Patent Drawings of a Voting Machine

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From Middle Level Learning

Revolutionary Women: Portraits of Life in the 13 Colonies

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From Social Studies and the Young Learner

Jane Addams: Raising Up the Poor

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National Mock Election

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