Test Your Knowledge for Women's History Month!
March 07, 2011
Women's History Month is observed every March in the United States, and the theme for 2011 is “Our History is Our Strength.” How well do you know women's history? Try these questions below from the National Women's History Project to see!
Test Your Knowledge
- What woman was the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature?
- Who was the first woman to run for President of the United States (1872)?
- Who was the first woman Poet Laureate of the United States?
- Who wrote the first version of the Equal Rights Amendment, in 1923?
- Who was the first black woman elected to Congress?
- What woman was turned down by 29 medical schools before being accepted as a student, graduated at the head of her class, and became the first licensed woman doctor in the U.S.?
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Excelsior Springs Branch
1. Toni Morrison (b. 1931) 2. Victoria Woodhull (1838-1927) 3. Rita Dove (b. 1952) 4. Alice Paul (1885-1977) 5. Shirley Chisholm (b. 1924) 6. Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910)