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?
On the World Stage, 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 is a free curriculum guide from the New-York Historical Society. WAMS connects educators with classroom resources that illuminate the contributions of diverse women to the American past. We will launch two units per year until the project is complete in 2022.