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Can you name the women in American history?

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

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