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Can you identify which American woman fits the description?

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Which woman...A or B
...was a sharpshooter in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, nicknamed 'Little Sure Shot'?
(A) Annie Oakley or (B) Calamity Jane
...was the first poet to win the Pulitzer Prize posthumously?
(A) Sylvia Plath or (B) Emily Dickinson
...took a hatchet to alcohol as part of the Temperance Movement?
(A) Susan B. Anthony or (B) Carrie Nation
...was the first American woman in space?
(A) Christa McAuliffe or (B) Sally Ride
...was a teacher and lifelong companion to Helen Keller?
(A) Anne Sullivan or (B) Dorothea Dix
...authored the proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution?
(A) Carrie Chapman Catt or (B) Alice Paul
...penned 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'?
(A) Harriet Tubman or (B) Harriet Beecher Stowe
...started the American Red Cross?
(A) Clara Barton or (B) Elizabeth Blackwell
...was a pioneering investigative journalist who also took a record-breaking trip around the world?
(A) Nellie Bly or (B) Ida Tarbell
...was both First Lady and a U.S. Representative to the U.N.?
(A) Nancy Reagan or (B) Eleanor Roosevelt
...authored 'Little Women'?
(A) Louisa May Alcott or (B) Laura Ingalls Wilder
...was a guide and interpreter for the Lewis and Clark Expedition?
(A) Sacajawea or (B) Pocahontas
Which woman...A or B
...was a four-time Academy Award winner for Best Actress?
(A) Katharine Hepburn or (B) Judy Garland
...was an abolitionist who delivered the speech 'Ain't I a Woman'?
(A) Rosa Parks or (B) Sojourner Truth
...discovered 'jumping genes' from the study of maize?
(A) Chien-Shiung Wu or (B) Barbara McClintock
...was a founding member of the NAACP?
(A) Mary Eliza Church Terrell or (B) Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
...was the first woman to swim the English Channel?
(A) Annie Taylor or (B) Gertrude Ederle
...wrote 'Silent Spring,' a critique of chemical pesticides?
(A) Rachel Carson or (B) Zora Neale Hurston
...was the first woman to become Secretary of State?
(A) Madeleine Albright or (B) Condoleezza Rice
...was an American outlaw nicknamed 'The Bandit Queen'?
(A) Belle Boyd or (B) Belle Starr
...was named the 'Woman Athlete of the Half Century' in 1950?
(A) Babe Didrikson Zaharias or (B) Billie Jean King
...penned one of the first histories of the American Revolution?
(A) Betsy Ross or (B) Mercy Otis Warren
...was the first woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court?
(A) Ruth Bader Ginsburg or (B) Sandra Day O'Connor
...was a prominent Second Wave Feminist and co-founder of Ms. Magazine?
(A) Betty Friedan or (B) Gloria Steinem

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