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Last year I did a few write-ups and drawings about some lady fighters from history who fought openly as their gender (there are plenty of disguised-as-a-man soldiers and plenty of trans soldiers, but.

Find out more about the history of 19th Amendment, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

No war on women, huh? The Repeal The Hashtag Is A Misogynistic Campaign That Needs To Be Stopped

Gwendolyn Brooks

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Gwendolyn Brooks

Crown Prince Sado of Korea -- sometimes called Korea's "Coffin King" -- has been described as insane, depraved and sadistic, but when you examine his short life, it’s more complicated than a list of acts of savagery (though there are plenty of those).

Crown Prince Sado of Korea -- sometimes called Korea's "Coffin King" -- has been described as insane, depraved and sadistic, but when you examine his short life, it’s more complicated than a list of acts of savagery (though there are plenty of those).

Sandra Day O'Connor was the first woman to serve on the Court. #mlk #feminism

Sandra Day O'Connor was the first woman to serve on the Court. #mlk #feminism

Helen Keller (1880 - 1968), political activist and author, photographed here as a child while holder her pet dog,  c.1887. Keller graduated from Radcliffe College, and became the first deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. ~ {cwlyons}

A biography of Helen Keller, illustrated with photos from the Helen Keller Archives at the American Foundation for the Blind. (Image: Helen as a young girl, with a small white dog on her lap)

. Harriet Tubman’s birth name was Aramita (“Minty”) Ross. She was born enslaved in Maryland sometime in 1820. Tubman escaped slavery with her brother, Ben and Harry, on September 17, 1849.

Harriet Tubman’s birth name was Aramita (“Minty”) Ross. She was born enslaved in Maryland sometime in Tubman escaped slavery with her brother, Ben and Harry, on September

Chester A. Arthur - the public law specifies that the obverse feature: "a design incorporating the name and likeness of Alice Paul, a leading strategist in the suffrage movement, who was instrumental in gaining women the right to vote upon the adoption of the 19th amendment and thus the ability to participate in the election of future Presidents, and who was born on January 11, 1885, during the term of President Arthur;" and that "the reverse be representative of the suffrage movement."

Find out more about the history of Alice Paul, including videos, interesting…

National Women's History Project- quizzes page (a variety of quiz themes under this umbrella)

In honor of National Women's History Month we're sharing a great organization, National Women's History Project

Sarah Childress Polk

Sarah Polk was the first First Lady since Abigail Adams to become deeply involved in politics. Her in-laws found her “display[ing] a great deal of spice and more independence of judgment than was.

Guest Post by Amanda Sedlak-Hevener   Missing Massillon   Part of a Grant Funded project “Furthering Connections Between Spring Hill and the Underground Railroad”  Funded by the National Parks Network to Freedom

Guest Post by Amanda Sedlak-Hevener Missing Massillon Part of a Grant Funded project “Furthering Connections Between Spring Hill and the Underground Railroad” Funded by the National Parks Network to Freedom

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