Women in History: Mother Jones, the Lowell Mill Girls Abigail Adams, First Lady Maya Angelou, writer, poet



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Women in History:
Mother Jones, the Lowell Mill Girls
Abigail Adams, First Lady
Maya Angelou, writer, poet
Susan B. Anthony, women’s rights advocate
Clara Barton, nurse, founder of American Red Cross
Elizabeth Blackwell, physician
Lucy Burns, suffragist
Shirley Chisholm, Congresswoman, author
Hillary Rodham Clinton, lawyer, first lady, Congresswoman
Prudence Crandall, teacher, abolitionist
Bette Davis, actress
Emily Dickinson, poet
Amelia Earhart, aviator
Jane Fonda, actress, women’s rights advocate, reform
Ruth Ginsberg, US Supreme Court Justice
Betty Grable, actress
The Grimke Sisters (Sarah & Angelina)
Anne Hutchinson, religious rebel
Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley, Rev. War soldier & Patriot
Margaret Mead, anthropologist
Helen Wills Moody, tennis player
Lucretia Coffin Mott, Quaker minister, abolitionist, women’s

rights advocate


Pauli Murray, lawyer, author, educator, religious leader, Civil Rights activist, feminists
Sandra Day O’Connor, lawyer, Supreme Court Justice
Rosa Parks, Civil Right s activist
Pocahontas, Indian Heroine
Sally Ride, astronaut
Eleanor Roosevelt, social reformer, First Lady
Sacajawea, Indian Interpreter for Lewis and Clark
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, women’s rights leader
Margaret Chase Smith, US Senator
Gloria Steinem, feminist, writer
Lucy Stone, feminist, abolitionist
Harriet Beecher Stowe, author
Sojourner Truth, former slave, abolitionist, women’s rights advocate
Harriet Tubman, former slave, abolitionist, Civil War scout, nurse
Nancy Ward, Cherokee leader (1775)
Phillis Wheatley, poet
Babe Didrikson (Zaharias), athlete


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