This worksheet allows students to use a primary source document to learn about the shift in political power caused by the stroke suffered by President Wilson in 1919. I use this worksheet to help students understand how Edith Wilson could be considered the first female president.
This activity is very easy to use. All you have to do is print off the primary source from the following website for classroom use or direct students to the website to answer the worksheet questions:
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The primary source document is labeled (President Wilson Suffers a Stroke, 1919)
Students read the document and answer the questions on the worksheet. The worksheet includes 12 questions and has an answer sheet for the teacher. The worksheet can be used to generate classroom discussion or be used as homework. Feel free to modify this assignment as needed for your classes.
All of my 1920s lesson plans are included in my 1920s Lesson Plan Collection.
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