Video and party idea for June 19th to celebrate Susan B. Anthony’s trial for illegal voting!

Posted by on May 17, 2014 in 60-Second History Lesson | Comments Off

Trial for illegal voting:Of all the events for fun and parties in the weeks ahead, June 19th offers a great opportunity. Tea and sweets. Possibly a fundraiser for your organization. Celebrate Susan B. Anthony’s trial for illegal voting.

With not much effort and a few hams in your group, you can act out the trial in the spirit of the old melodramas. Susan’s arrested at home. Cast an arresting officer, Susan, and a trial judge. Susan wrote her own lines and someone only has to read them. Period costumes help spread the word of women’s history, but maybe you only have black outfits. That will do, and an audience that loves to cheer and boo. Not much effort and plenty of good times. With a little more than a month to plan, see what you can do.

And while you’re at it, a little inspiration from a Susan B. Anthony video won’t hurt.

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