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Transcript of WOMEN
(1917 - 1984)
Indian politician and Prime Minister, assassinated.
(68 B.C. – 30 B.C.)
Became Queen of Egypt at 18.
Joan of Arc
(1412 – 1431)
Helped the French defeat the English, was burned at the stake in 1431.
Queen Elizabeth I
(1533 – 1603)
Great Queen of England, during her reign there were great achievements in writing and peace in England.
(1760 – 1827)
Fought in the Revolutionary War, pretending to be a man.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(1815 – 1902)
Leader in women’s rights movement.
(1818 – 1893)
One of the first women from Massachussets to earn a college degree, graduating first in her class from Oberlin College in 1847, organized the first national women’s rights convention.
Susan B. Anthony
(1820 – 1906)
Formed the National Woman’s Suffrage Association, pioneer in the fight for Women’s Rights.
(1820 – 1913)
Born a slave, abolitionist, conductor on the Underground Railroad.
(1821 - 1910)
First woman physician (doctor), founded the New York Infirmary for Women and Children in 1857.
(1858 – 1928)
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
(1884 – 1962)
Married to President Franklin Roosevelt, traveled for him during WWII, Chairman of the United Nations Human Rights Commission.
(1894 - 1937)
African American jazz and blues singer.
(1902 - )
First African American woman to sing a leading role at the Metropolitan Opera in
(1907 - 1954)
Was a Mexican painter who is best known for her self-portraits.
(1910 - 1997)
Indian Nun, received the Nobel Peace Prize for her work in Calcutta, India with the Missionaries of Charity.
(1913 - 2005 )
American civil rights leader, famous for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white man in Montgomery, Alabama.
Althea Gibson (1927 - 2003 )
First African American to play at Wimbledon.
Joan Ganz Cooney
(1929 - )
(1929 - 1945)
Dutch author of "Anne Frank's Diary".
Sandra Day O’Connor
(1930 - )
First woman to serve as associate justice on the US Supreme Court.
(1937 - )
First woman to be appointed US Secretary of State.
Sally K. Ride
(1951 - )
Oprah Winfrey (1954 - )
Talk show host, movie actress and producer.
(1973 - )
First American Professional Basketball player.
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English writer who impregnated their novels of irony.
(1929 - 2007)