Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Women of Influence

This collection chronicles how 21 notable American women broke new ground, some by championing equal rights for all and others by their accomplishments in fields such as government, literature, and even in war.

What you will find inside:

Guiding Lights to a New World
Native-American women help the new nation

The Colonial Era
Religious freedom advocate, poet made huge contributions

Birth of a Nation
Champion of women’s rights, defender of a nation

Breaking the Chains of Slavery
Women were vital to the emancipation movement

A Woman's Right to Vote
Seneca Falls Convention declaration set agenda for the movement

A Role in Government
Women who have enriched political life

Expanding Horizons
U.S. women pioneer in more fields of endeavor

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