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American Women: That was Then, This is Now

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Chris Wood

on 8 July 2015

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American Women: That was Then, This is Now
Helen Keller and Ann Bancroft.

Helen Keller
Helen Keller was a normal born child in the late 1800's. At 19 months of age she was diagnosed with what was know at the time as Brain Fever and was left blind, mute and deaf.
Ann Bancroft
Ann Bancroft was a woman of many achievements. From over coming her dyslexia as a teacher and being the first women to travel across the North poll, she became a strong role model for women across the world.
Helen Keller (current)
Helen Keller died as of 1968. Today we know she was the first blind and deaf women to graduate college and has achieved many things in life with her incredible disabilities.
Ann Bancroft (Current)
Today she is majorly involved in Olympic and educational fields serving a a teacher and role model. Her outstanding achievements and perseverance to help others, her goals in the past influence her to help the people who struggle today with similar disabilities she had.
Helen Keller Quote
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Ann Bancroft Quote
Helen Keller's Impact
Ann Bancrofts Impact
Cited Resources
I think we all strive to push ourselves, to overcome our struggles. And when we do, we get to know ourselves better.
Helen Keller helped raised funds for the American foundation for the Blind. She was a very big influence for people to donate showing that these people were not either retarded or helpless and than donating towards this foundation would be greatly appreciated.
Ann Bancroft was the leader on women's teams for large scale expedition across areas like Greenland and the North Pole. In completing these she greatly represented the United States power to our women
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