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How Much Do You Know About These Famous American Women?

As Abigail Adams said to her husband, John, when he left for the Constitutional Convention,

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This woman was an early feminist and opponent of slavery, and even started a boycott of products made by slave labor:
Lucretia Mott
Abigail Adams
Dolly Madison

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This woman hoped to be the first female to fly around the world, but disappeared before
Bessie Coleman
Amelia Earhart
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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Appointed by Franklin Roosevelt, this woman was the first female Secretary of Labor:
Frances Perkins
Eleanor Roosevelt
Mahalia Jackson

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This African American journalist led a campaign against lynching:
Zora Neale Hurston
Sojourner Truth
Ida B. Wells

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With the publication of her book, "The Feminine Mystique," this woman is credited with having launched the feminist movement:
Gloria Steinem
Betty Friedan
Zelda Fitzgerald

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In the early 1900s, women who supported women being given the right to vote were known as:
Suffragettes
Marching Ladies
Rebelettes

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Who was the first female Supreme Court Justice?
Sandra Day O'Connor
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Anita Hill

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Who was the first female astronaut?
Christa McAuliffe
Sally Ride
Amelia Earhart

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Though blind and deaf, this Alabama woman became and educator and worked to encourage others with similar disabilities:
Helen Keller
Claire Booth Luce
Louisa May Alcott

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After refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white man, this woman's arrest triggered the Montgomery bus boycott:
Shirley Chisholm
Rosa Parks
Ella Baker

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Who was the Native American teenager who helped guide Lewis and Clark on their expedition of the American West?
Pocahontas
Sacagawea
Little Bird

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A former slave herself, this woman became a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad, helping hundreds of former slaves escape to freedom:
Harriet Tubman
Sojourner Truth
Harriet Jacobs

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Did you sleep in class? Forget to do your homework? It's ok. Maybe history just isn't your favorite subject.

B+, Honor Roll

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Nice job. You probably sit at the front of the class and make all As. I'll bet you're the teacher's pet!

A+, Women's Studies Honor Graduate

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Brainiac! You really know your stuff! The women of American salute you!
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This woman was an early feminist and opponent of slavery, and even started a boycott of products made by slave labor:
Lucretia Mott
Abigail Adams
Dolly Madison
2
This woman hoped to be the first female to fly around the world, but disappeared before
Bessie Coleman
Amelia Earhart
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
3
Appointed by Franklin Roosevelt, this woman was the first female Secretary of Labor:
Frances Perkins
Eleanor Roosevelt
Mahalia Jackson
4
This African American journalist led a campaign against lynching:
Zora Neale Hurston
Sojourner Truth
Ida B. Wells
5
With the publication of her book, "The Feminine Mystique," this woman is credited with having launched the feminist movement:
Gloria Steinem
Betty Friedan
Zelda Fitzgerald
6
In the early 1900s, women who supported women being given the right to vote were known as:
Suffragettes
Marching Ladies
Rebelettes
7
Who was the first female Supreme Court Justice?
Sandra Day O'Connor
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Anita Hill
8
Who was the first female astronaut?
Christa McAuliffe
Sally Ride
Amelia Earhart
9
Though blind and deaf, this Alabama woman became and educator and worked to encourage others with similar disabilities:
Helen Keller
Claire Booth Luce
Louisa May Alcott
10
After refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white man, this woman's arrest triggered the Montgomery bus boycott:
Shirley Chisholm
Rosa Parks
Ella Baker
11
Who was the Native American teenager who helped guide Lewis and Clark on their expedition of the American West?
Pocahontas
Sacagawea
Little Bird
12
A former slave herself, this woman became a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad, helping hundreds of former slaves escape to freedom:
Harriet Tubman
Sojourner Truth
Harriet Jacobs

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