Women's history is American history.
Welcome to Women & the
American Story (WAMS)!
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. We will launch two units per year until the project is complete in 2022.