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Can you name the most important women in history?

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founded hull-house; work was foundational to study of social work1860-1935
owned first female seat on the NYSE1938-
set in motion the montgomery bus boycott1913-
greek poet; created the 'sapphic stanza'circa 625bc
founder of the modern nursing profession1820-1910
national hero in france; led resistance to english invasion in hundred years war1412-1431
nun who devoted her life to aiding the sick and poor worldwide1910-1997
american goal medal athlete; dominated the heptathlon1962-
first lady that fought for human rights; unemployed, minorities, women1884-1962
first woman to fly across the atlantic ocean1897-1937
anti-lynching crusader, activist for racial justice1862-1931
first african american to receive doctorate from MIT1946-
founded a lasting american-based religion; christian scientist1821-1910
expert author, lecturer and educator despite many disabilities1880-1968
abolitionist - the 'conductor' of the underground railroad1820-1913
founder of birth control & planned parenthood1879-1966
first hispanic woman astronaut, mission specialist with the discovery crew1958-
first woman to win the nobel prize for literature1892-1973
queen of england1558-1603
first american woman in space1951-
host of a highly successful talk show; spokesperson for womens health1954-
first woman in european history to be elected prime minister1935-
first woman awarded a medical degree; founded women's medical college1821-1910
one of the greatest jazz singers of all time; 12 grammy wins1918-1996
queen of egypt and the last pharoah69-30BC
designer of the vietnam memorial in washington, dc.1960-
first woman to be nominated and campaign for u.s. presidency1838-1927
first woman appointed to the u.s. supreme court1930-
interpreter for lewis and clark during their exloration northwest1787-1912
physicist; first woman to win a nobel prize1876-1934
the founder and first president of the american red cross1821-1912
powerful women's movement organizer1820-1906
prime minister/leader of india1917-1984
author; produced first literature for juvenile girls market.1832-1888

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