- Syllabus Home
- About #EmpireSuffrageSyllabus
1: Empire and Universal Rights 2: Women and Revolutions 3: Documenting Race, Rights, and Family Ties 4: The Politics of Motherhood 5: "Civilizing Missions" and Voting Rights 6: The Struggle for Women's Suffrage in U.S. Colonies 7: Voting and Party Politics in the U.S. Empire 8: Case Study of When the "Empire Strikes Back": The Puerto Rican Diaspora 9: Nationalist Feminisms with Global Visions 10: Social and Economic Citizenship 11: Anti-Militarist Feminisms 12: Body Politics and Sexual Sovereignty 13: Women Who Ran 14: The U.S. Presidency and Gendered Political Culture 15: Global Women in Leadership
- Interactive Resources
We invite you to explore these four interactive resources that were created to accompany the syllabus modules. The storymaps and annotated visual timelines explore concepts of revolution and gendered citizenship across the Atlantic World in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the chronology and geography of women’s voting rights in current and former U.S. colonies, as well as women who ran for the highest political offices in the U.S.
Explore this map for an overview of key events and revolutionary ideas that shaped women’s citizenship in the U.S.
Foreign in a Domestic Sense
Explore this interactive map for an overview of key dates in women’s voting rights in contemporary U.S. colonies.
During the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the United States occupied multiple nations that subsequently obtained or reasserted their independence. Explore this interactive map for an overview of key dates in women’s voting rights in these nations.
Women Who Ran
This timeline tracks women’s participation as candidates in electoral politics in the U.S. Explore this timeline to learn more about their motivations, platforms, and outcomes of their campaigns.