"For two hours, 2,000 excited citizens led by soldiers, sailors, and marines, besieged Cameron House, the headquarters of the National Woman’s Party, while one policeman wandered uneasily through the crowd."
On August 14, 1917, during U.S. involvement in WWI, members of Alice Paul’s National Woman’s Party were attacked by an angry mob of men for their banner addressed to “Kaiser Wilson.” This resource contains two adapted primary source accounts of the shocking event. One source is a newspaper report, and the other is by Doris Stevens, a member of the NWP. Also included is a compare and contrast activity.
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2 adapted primary sources with glossary*
1 compare and contrast assignment*
Sample answers, source info, and extension activity ideas
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