Suffering
for Suffrage

The Situation

America is fighting overseas in the Great War but there is also conflict at home. Women are yearning for equal treatment and suffrage (the right to vote). Numerous women who have spoken out have been silenced & imprisoned. Help women gain voting rights by winning over public opinion and put pressure on government leaders to pass a new amendment to secure suffrage. 

How to Gain Suffrage

Unlock the secrets to gain public support. There are 5 stages of puzzles that you must solve. As you solve each of the puzzles you will be provided numbers that will eventually reveal a phone number to dial. This will be the last push needed to lift the final restraints and pass the 19th amendment which will grant suffrage. Hurry there is no time to waste. American women need your help.

It's PUZZLING that someone's gender can be the reason why they are treated unequally 

COLLECT CLUES FROM EACH OF THE PUZZLES TO UNLOCK THE FINAL RESTRAINTS TO GRANT SUFFRAGE FOR ALL WOMEN

Madame Muckraker

Learn the history of the suffrage movement to write an compelling expose on the issue 

Puzzle #1

Picket the White House

Use civil disobedience to gain attention for the suffrage movement by picketing the White House

Puzzle #2

Show Your Colors

Suffragettes were encouraged to show their colors in support of the suffrage movement

Puzzle #3

Mapping Out the Movement

Federalism is power shared between the states & federal government. Women's suffrage is an example of this. Check out the states that are pioneering the movement.

Puzzle #4

Don't Let the Movement be Invisible

With so much negativity around women's suffrage you need to counter it with pro-suffrage political cartoons.

Puzzle #5

Lift the Restraints - Final Puzzle to Solve

Collect the numbers from the 5 puzzles and dial the phone number. This will will be the last effort needed to lift this final restraints. Make sure you hurry because Congress will be voting soon. 

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