Women's history is American history.
Welcome to Women & the
American Story (WAMS)!
History @ Home!
Online learning from the New-York Historical Society
Women have always engaged in politics.
Settler Colonialism and the Revolution, 1692-1783
How did the Nineteenth Amendment change women's lives?
Confidence and Crises, 1920-1948
Women shaped our nation from the very beginning.
Early Encounters: 1492-1734
Was the Progressive Era truly progressive for women?
Modernizing America: 1889-1920
Awaken creativity and discover the past through art.
Companion art activities in each unit promote hands-on learning.
Women & the American Story (WAMS) is a free curriculum website from the New-York Historical Society. WAMS connects educators with classroom resources that illuminate diverse women’s contributions to the American past.