Government

Biography

Julia Child

Famous chef, author, and television personality, Julia Child made French cuisine accessible to American audiences.
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Biography

Oveta Hobby

Oveta Culp Hobby served as the director of the Women’s Army Corps and first secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare.
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General

Propaganda

Propaganda was an important part of helping America wage war during World War II
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Biography

Shirley Temple

Shirley Temple was a child actor with curly hair and later worked as an ambassador for the US government.
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Biography

Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt grew up to become one of the most important and beloved First Ladies, authors, reformers, and female leaders of the 20th century.
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Biography

Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice is the first African American woman to hold several positions, including Secretary of State.
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Biography

Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat and set in motion one of the largest social movements in history, the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
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Lesson Plan

19th Amendment

Examine the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women voting rights.
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Biography

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Rodham Clinton was the first woman to represent a major party in a US presidential election, the first woman to win the Iowa Presidential Caucus, first, First Lady elected to the United States Senate, and the first female senator from New York.
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Biography

Carrie Chapman Catt

Carrie Chapman Catt was a suffragist and peace activist who helped secure for American women the right to vote
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Biography

Mary McLeod Bethune

Mary McLeod Bethune was one of the most important black educators, civil and women’s rights leaders and government officials of the twentieth century.
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