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Unit 12: Changing Places

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Listed below are possible research or discussion topics, online lesson plans, resources and other materials.  As you look through this list please consider that this series can work for grades 4-12, with an emphasis on 7th grade. Also consider that the series will be used with different purposes for different grade levels. This is by no means a complete list of resources, and we cannot guarantee the life span and quality of the web site addresses.

Possible Research Topics

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Mansfield, MO
  • Almanzo Wilder
  • Climate
  • Agriculture
  • Missouri Ozarks
  • "Big Chief" notebook
  • Rose Wilder Lane
  • Rocky Ridge Farm
  • Women Suffrage
  • National Women's Rights
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • University City, MO - City Hall
  • Women's Magazine
  • E.G. Lewis
  • American's Women League

Online Resources



  • Woman Suffrage and Politics: The Inner Story of the Suffrage Movement
    Catt, Carrie Chapman
    New York, N.Y.
  • Woman Suffrage and Women’s Rights
    DuBols, Ellen Carol
    New York, University Press
    New York, N.Y.
  • Becoming Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Woman Behind the Legend
    Miller, John E.
    University of Missouri Press
    Columbia, Mo.
  • The Capitol of the Women of America
    Hamilton, Esley
    Preservation Issues
    Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Historic Preservation Program
    Vol. 5, No. 2

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