- How does a petition, one form of "grassroots activism," show lawmakers what the general public thinks?
- Using what you’ve learned about suffrage movements, analyze the effectiveness of this strategy to ensure rights. What motivates lawmakers to "listen" to petitions?
Harris & Ewing, "Deputation Leaving Headquarters to Take Petition to Senator Jones of New Mexico [Annie Fraher, Bertha Moller, Berthe Arnold, Anita Pollitzer]," September 1918. Courtesy of Library of Congress