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Susan B. Anthony, Women's Rights Activist

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Сьюзен Энтони

Мужчинам — их права, и не больше того; женщинам — их права, и не меньше того. Сьюзен Энтони

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June 18, 1873: Susan B. Anthony fined for voting. Five years earlier, the US adopted the 14th Amendment, which gave full citizenship rights to "all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof." Anthony took it at its word, and voted in the national election. She and 14 other female voters were arrested, along with the officials who allowed them to vote. Anthony was fined $100 plus the cost of the trial. She never paid the fine.

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Rachel Carson is the founder of the modern environmental movement. She courageously spoke out against the chemical industry and their use of pesticides. Her book, Silent Spring, reminded us we are all part of a vulnerable world and we all have a responsibility to protect it. In 1963 she testified to Congress calling for measures to protect human health and the environment.

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Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, nurse, women's rights activist and sex educator

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Condoleezza Rice: political scientist and diplomat, concert pianist. Served as the 66th US Secretary of State, was the first female African-American secretary of state, as well as the second African American, and the second woman. Was also National Security Advisor in Bush's 1st term- the 1st woman to serve in that position. Told 2000 Republican Nat'l Convention, "My father joined our party because the Democrats in Jim Crow Alabama of 1952 would not register him to vote. The Republicans…

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Gladys Alyward - A Christian missionary in China who was originally turned away when she volunteered for mission service. She was so determined to get to China she worked as a maid to earn her own passage. In China, she and another missionary, Jeannie Lawson, ran an inn and told Bible stories to the travelers to spread the Gospel. During the Japanese invasion, she rescued 100 children by trekking them over a mountain. In 1958 a movie was made of her life, “The Inn of the 6th Happiness.”

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Lise Meitner was an Austrian physicist who was part of the Hahn-Meitner-Strassmann-team that worked on "transuranium-elements" since 1935, which led to the radiochemical discovery of the nuclear fission of uranium and thorium, an achievement for which Otto Hahn was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1944. Meitner is often mentioned as one of the most glaring examples of women's scientific achievement overlooked by the Nobel committee.

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Susan B. Anthony, Princess Diana, Jane Austen, Helen Keller, Jackie O., R5

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Harriet Tubman

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Marie Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a Polish physicist and chemist, working mainly in France, who is famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only woman to win in two fields, and the only person to win in multiple sciences.

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Abraham Lincoln Portrait

*ABRAHAM LINCOLN~Portrait: the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln successfully led his country through its greatest constitutional, military, and moral crisis – the American Civil War – preserving the Union while ending slavery, and promoting economic and financial modernization."

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People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built. Eleanor Roosevelt

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Susan B. Anthony - "Women must not depend upon the protection of a man, but must be taught to protect herself." -Susan B. Anthony

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Scandalous women in British history

Writer Mary Wollstonecraft was famous for defending women's rights, as well as for her unconventional personal life. A frank biography published by her husband William Godwin after her death, which revealed, among other things, that she had borne a child out of wedlock, provoked outrage.

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The 100-year mystery of why suffragette Emily Davison threw herself under the king's horse

Đòi quyền bình đẳng cho phụ nữ cũng là một sự kiến lớn trong thập kỷ này. Nó giúp người phụ nữ đấu tranh cho mình, sự kiện này cũng gây ảnh hưởng lớn cho thời trang lúc bấy giờ

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Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) was an American clergyman, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King has become a national icon in the history of American progressivism.

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Ann Preston Quaker physician and first woman dean of an American medical school

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