What Every American Should Know about Women's History: 200 Events that Shaped Our Destiny

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Adams Media Corporation, Jan 1, 1997 - History - 393 pages
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From Anne Hutchinson to Elizabeth Cady Stanton to Betty Friedan, American women have been at the forefront of the battle to extend the right of liberty to all Americans. The 200 key events featured in this book extend from colonial times to our own century and covers such issues as social reform, work, family life, and the struggle for equal rights.

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This work covers women's contributions to American society from the first European women arriving in Jamestown Colony in 1607 to Maya Angelou reading one of her original poems at President Clinton's ... Read full review

What Every American Should Know About Women's History

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The readability of the 200 vignettes in this current book from Lunardini (From Equal Suffrage to Equal Rights: Alice Paul and the National Women's Party, 1912-1928, LJ 8/86) belies the quality of ... Read full review

Contents

The First European Women Arrive at the Jamestown Colony
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Eliza Lucas Pinckney Begins Managing Her Fathers Plantation
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Abigail Adams Admonishes John to Remember the Ladies
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