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Can you identify which American woman fits the description?

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

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