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Women of Influence

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Women of Influence
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Betka, Mark, Clack, George, United States Department of State


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US history, American history, Women in America, Pocahontas, Sacagawea, Anne Marbury Hutchinson, Anne Dudley Bradstreet, Abigail Smith Adams, Margaret Cochran Corbin, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan Brownell Anthony, Jeannette Pickering Rankin, Hattie Ophelia Wyatt Caraway, Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, Sandra Day O’Connor, Wilma …
American Studies, United States History, Womens Studies
Social Studies / United States history


This collection chronicles how 21 notable American women broke new ground, some by championing equal rights for all and others by their accomplishments in fields such as government, literature, and even in war. Contents: Introduction. 1) Guiding Lights to a New World. 2) The Colonial Era. 3) Birth of a Nation. 4) Breaking the Chains of Slavery. 5) A Woman's Right to Vote. 6) A Role in Government. 7) Expanding Horizons. Also includes bibliography.
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University of Florida
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Published in the public domain by the United States Department of State. A number of the excerpts and illustrations appearing in this volume are copyrighted. These may not be reprinted without the permission of the copyright holder.
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isbn - 9781616100889
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