Women in American History

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

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