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Women of History

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Women of History By: Luke Vuilliomenet Georgia O'Keeffe She was born November 15, 1887 She was born at Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. Studied at the Art School of Chicago and the Arts Student league in New York. Her family were farmers from Hungary and Ireland She died on March 6, 1986 at the age of 98. Work Cited . "Georgia O'Keeffe." Women of History. N.p.. Web. 20 Feb 2013. <http://www.lkwdpl.org/wihohio/okee-geo.htm>. Found at Citation Georgia O'Keeffe and Georgia O'Keeffe Quotes Was an artist Revolutionized the art world Her charcoal drawings of silhouetted bud-like forms exhibited in 1916 that brought her fame. First painted flowers Found at Citation Georgia O'Keeffe and Georgia O'Keeffe Quotes Loved to paint barren landscape Married a photographer named Alfred Stieglitz in 1924 Here work was first showed at Stieglitz art gallery in New York Alfred died 22 years after their marriage Moved to New Mexico in 1949 Found at Citation "Georgia O'Keeffe" She was given National Medal of Art in 1985 by President Ronald Reagan Abigail Adams She was born November 11, 1744 She was born at Weymouth, Massachusetts Gathered most of her education with Ms. John Quincy She died on October 28, 1818 A quote of miss Adams was "Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could" . "Abigail Adams Biography." Women of History. N.p.. Web. 20 Feb 2013. <http://www.lkwdpl.org/wihohio/adam-abi.htm>. Found at citation Abigail Adams and Abigail Adams Quotes She married John Adams in 1764 at the age of twenty Had three sons and two daughters Spend three years in London before returning to the US in 1788 Found at citation Abigail Adams and Abigail Adams Quotes She spend time in Washington while her husband was Presdient Had a great part in political affairs Grew up at her families of Braintree Died of typhoid fever Returned to Braintree after her husbands Presidency Abigail Adams loved to farm and care for her family Found at citation Abigail Adams and Abigail Adams Quotes . "Abigail Adams Quotes." Brainy Quotes. N.p.. Web. 21 Feb 2013. <http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/a/abigail_adams.html>. We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them. Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence. I get out my work and have a show for myself before I have it publicly. I make up my own mind about it–how good or bad or indifferent it is. After that the critics can write what they please. I have already settled it for myself so flattery and criticism go down the same drain and I am quite free. . "Georgia O'Keeffe Quotes." Brainy Quotes. N.p.. Web. 21 Feb 2013. <http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/g/georgia_okeeffe.html>. . "Georgia O'Keeffe Quotes." Brainy Quotes. N.p.. Web. 21 Feb 2013. <http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/g/georgia_okeeffe.html>. I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life - and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do Mary Lincoln Was born December 13, 1818 Born in the City of Lexington, Kentucky Died July 18, 1882 Was the fourth of seven children Gained an education at the age of eight . "Mary Todd Lincoln Biography." Women of History. N.p.. Web. 25 Feb 2013. <http://www.lkwdpl.org/wihohio/linc-mar.htm>. . "Mary Todd Lincoln Quotes." Brainy Quotes. N.p.. Web. 25 Feb 2013. <http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/m/mary_todd_lincoln.html>. Found at Citation Mary Lincoln and Mary Lincoln Quotes On November 8, 1842 Mary married Abraham Lincoln Mary had four sons with Abraham, Robert, Edward, William, and Thomas In 1849 Mary's father died of Cholera In 1850 her son Edward died of diphtheria Mary played a big role in politics by helping Abraham I don't think I'm allowed to talk about that. It is definitely not me. The role has been cast. Found at Citation Mary Lincoln and Mary Lincoln Quotes Mary was thought to be a traitor to her southern roots by joining Abraham in Washington She received criticism when she refurbished the White House February 20, 1862 her son William died of a fever Mary raised money for slaves who had escaped the South and had fled to the capital On April 14, 1865 Abraham Lincoln was shot in the head and killed One by one, I have consigned to their resting place my idolized ones, and now, in this world there is nothing left for me but the deepest anguish and desolation. Found at Citation Mary Lincoln Julia Bogg Dent Grant Was born on January 26, 1826 She was born in the town of St. Louis, Missouri She was the fifth of eight children Her father was a plantation owner She had four brothers and three sisters . "Julia Boggs Dent Grant Biography." Women of History. N.p.. Web. 28 Feb 2013. <http://www.lkwdpl.org/wihohio/gran-jul.htm>. Why is it so weird that somebody didn't recognize me?... The fact is that whenever I meet somebody, I say, 'Nice to meet you. I'm Julia.' . "Julia Boggs Dent Grant Quotes." Search Quotes. N.p.. Web. 28 Feb 2013. <http://www.searchquotes.com/search/Julia_Boggs_Dent_Grant/>. Julia married Ulysses Grant on August 22, 1848 She and Ulysses spent their honeymoon in Louisville KY Had four children together Fredrick, Ulysses Jr, Wrenshall, and Jesse. Spent their years together on different military basses Found at Citation Julia Boggs Dent Grant and ... Quotes In 1860, they moved to Galena, Illinois It's funny when people say, 'I don't think Julia likes me.' Honey, if I don't like you, you're going to know about it. Found at Citation Julia Boggs Dent Grant and ... Quotes She helped take care of the wounded Kept Ulysses Grant Sr. focused when he was fighting in the civil war with her calm nature She transformed the entire White House from shabby to elegant Was one of the first First Ladies to serve eight years in office When Julia had to leave the White House she wept like a child for she loved being their so much She opened the White House saying"any and all" -- even saying, "Admit all," when asked about colored visitors Found at Citation Julia Boggs Dent Grant Eleanor Roosevelt She was born on Oct. 11, 1884 She was born in the city of New York She died Nov. 7, 1962, age 78 (of bone marrow tuberculosis). Died in the city of New York Was educated in London England . "Eleanor Roosevelt Biography." Women of History. N.p.. Web. 28 Feb 2013. <http://www.lkwdpl.org/wihohio/roos-ele.htm>. Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. . "Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes." Brainy Quotes. N.p.. Web. 28 Feb 2013. <http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/e/eleanor_roosevelt.html>. Found at Citation Eleanor Roosevelt Biography, and ... Quotes Was a humanitarian and civic leader She married Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1882 Played a role in F.D.R's political life She spoke on her husbands behalf when he was afflicted with polio Helped in the Red Cross when the war began The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Found at Citation Eleanor Roosevelt Biography and ... Quotes Eleanor gave press conferences giving an update on the White Houses dealings She persuaded FDR to give financial aid to students and children seeking it Volunteered in the war effort After her husbands death she became a delegate to the National Assembly in favor of Humanitarians In 1948, she drafted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights giving liberty and freedom to every no matter of what race or color they are With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
Found at Citation Eleanor Roosevelt Biography and ... Quotes
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