Women in American History

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Founder of the Red Cross who helped give medical attention to Union soldiers.
Sisters who fought for female suffrage after male abolitionists mocked them for speaking in public.
Black journalist who documented lynching in America.
Writer of the Declaration of Sentiments who organized the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention.
First female presidential candidate who opposed corrupt businessmen and supported free love.
First woman appointed to a presidential cabinet.
Author of Century of Dishonor who argued against unfair treatment of American Indians.
Conservationist who wrote Silent Spring and started the movement to ban DDT.
First woman in US Congress (from Montana).
The First Lady who desired educational opportunities and property rights for women.
A freed slave-turned suffragist who famously said, 'Ain't I a woman?'
The first black poet published in America.
The 'First Lady of Civil Rights' who inspired the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
DescriptionWoman
Social reformer who fought for better treatment of the mentally ill.
Freed slave who led over 300 slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad.
Conductor on the underground railroad who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Muckraker who wrote scathing expose of Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company.
The First Lady who supported the Civil Rights Movement and founded the UN Association of the United States.
Founder of Planned Parenthood who promoted birth control and reproductive health education.
The First Lady who saved countless priceless artifacts from the White House when the British invaded.
Founder of the Hull House, and the first woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
Feminine Mystique author who incited second wave of feminism in the 20th century.
Writer of A Treatise on Domestic Economy who advocated for the better education of female teachers.
The Puritan who was banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony for arguing with male church leaders and believed in Antinomianism.
Publisher of The Revolution who co-founded the National Woman Suffrage Association.

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