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Can you identify which American woman fits the description?

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

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