The Early Republic through the Civil War
Scroll through to view the exhibition (above). Recorded readings of select components in the exhibition are available by clicking “unmute background audio” when prompted.
Read scholarly perspectives on the history of voting rights through essays geared to high school students
Learn how individuals and groups attempted to expand access to the vote in "Taking a Stand for Voting Rights: Six States, Six Stories, One Goal."
Learn how the Institute impacts history education through our work guiding teachers, energizing students, and supporting research.