Einstein, when he arrived in America, was shocked at how Black Americans were treated. “There is separation of colored people from white people in the United States," he said. "That separation is not a disease of colored people. It is a disease of white people. And, I do not intend to be quiet about it.” And, he wasn't.

Einstein, when he arrived in America, was shocked at how Black Americans were treated. “There is separation of colored people from white people in the United States," he said. "That separation is not a disease of colored people. It is a disease of white people. And, I do not intend to be quiet about it.” And, he wasn't.

Sen. Judy Eason McIntyre talks with a protestor during a rally opposing the Personhood measures at the state Capitol, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman

Sen. Judy Eason McIntyre talks with a protestor during a rally opposing the Personhood measures at the state Capitol, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman

Since Catherine Hershey couldn't have kids of her own, she and her husband Milton used their money to establish the Hershey Industrial School--a home and school for orphaned boys--in November 1909.  Today, it's the nation's largest, cost-free, private, co-ed home and school for children from families of low income, limited resources and social need.

Since Catherine Hershey couldn't have kids of her own, she and her husband Milton used their money to establish the Hershey Industrial School--a home and school for orphaned boys--in November 1909. Today, it's the nation's largest, cost-free, private, co-ed home and school for children from families of low income, limited resources and social need.

Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP).  Over 1,800 women in all trained and worked as flight training instructors and glider two pilots, performing test flights and ferrying aircrafts.

Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP). Over 1,800 women in all trained and worked as flight training instructors and glider two pilots, performing test flights and ferrying aircrafts.

Clarina Nichols three life-defining passions: women's rights in child custody, married women's property rights, and equality in matters pertaining to public schools.  Teaming up with Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Nichols helped organize the first-ever National Woman's Rights Conventions and became one of the most sought-after speakers on the circuit.

Clarina Nichols three life-defining passions: women's rights in child custody, married women's property rights, and equality in matters pertaining to public schools. Teaming up with Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Nichols helped organize the first-ever National Woman's Rights Conventions and became one of the most sought-after speakers on the circuit.

Notorious RBG: The Supreme Court Justice Turned Cultural Icon : It's All Politics : NPR

Notorious RBG: The Supreme Court Justice Turned Cultural Icon

Notorious RBG: The Supreme Court Justice Turned Cultural Icon : It's All Politics : NPR


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Children for sale in Chicago, 1948. Some parents sold their children due to poverty. Makes you wonder what happened to them.

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Children for sale in Chicago, 1948. Some parents sold their children due to poverty. Makes you wonder what happened to them.

British suffragist leader Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst (1858 - 1928) addresses a crowd on Wall Street, New York, November 1911.

British suffragist leader Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst (1858 - 1928) addresses a crowd on Wall Street, New York, November 1911.

This lesson plan is for higher elementary and middle school students. By doing this lesson students will understand what women's suffrage is and how it affected the people during this time.

This lesson plan is for higher elementary and middle school students. By doing this lesson students will understand what women's suffrage is and how it affected the people during this time.

Women parade through the streets of New York City, ca. 1910. Photo: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress)

Women parade through the streets of New York City, ca. 1910. Photo: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress)

Help farm for victory. Join the Women's Land Service. -- WWII propaganda poster (New Zealand, UK), c. 1939-1945.

Help farm for victory. Join the Women's Land Service. -- WWII propaganda poster (New Zealand, UK), c. 1939-1945.

In 1897 small groups of women joined forces to form the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies. (NUWSS) led by Millicent Garrett Fawcett who maintained that peaceful protests were the only way to achieve equal rights for women. Millicent strongly believed that violence or trouble caused by protesters would only prove to men that women could not be trusted with the right to vote.

In 1897 small groups of women joined forces to form the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies. (NUWSS) led by Millicent Garrett Fawcett who maintained that peaceful protests were the only way to achieve equal rights for women. Millicent strongly believed that violence or trouble caused by protesters would only prove to men that women could not be trusted with the right to vote.

Elizabeth Robinson & Betty are the nation’s first women assigned to patrol duties in a car.

Elizabeth Robinson & Betty are the nation’s first women assigned to patrol duties in a car.

Abby Scott Baker in Prison Dress - National Women's Party Leader - 1917 She was charged and convicted of protesting for women's Sufferage.

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Abby Scott Baker in Prison Dress - National Women's Party Leader - 1917 She was charged and convicted of protesting for women's Sufferage.

Ice mask, C.T. Madigan, between 1911-1914 / photograph by Frank Hurley by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr

Ice mask, C.T. Madigan, between 1911-1914 / photograph by Frank Hurley by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr

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