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Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman doctor. She is not wearingglasses in the photographs online.
Mona van Duyn was the first person to hold the title Poet LaureateConsultant in Poetry, in 1992-3. However, Louise Bogan held theprevious version of the title, Consultant in Poetry in 1945-6.
To my knowledge, Susan B Anthony had never changed her name
Pay equality, the right to vote, the right to drink in hotels andbars, and many other issues. The early Suffragettes were supportedby John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) by his presentation to the Britishelectorate in 1865, that Women deserved to be on an equal footingwith men.
Regarding work: .In the 16th century the professions were closed to women (doctors, lawyers and teachers were always male) and female employment was often menial and low paid. .Most of male trade members employ their wives or daughters in their workshops. .Furthermore if a craftsman died his...
the effect emily davidson have on the suffreagettes caused them to stop being so millitant infact someone of them changed their ways and became more suffragist
There is no record that she was a member of the Democraticparty. But Susan by nature and by heart was a . Shealways faught for democratic rights till her death. .She campaigned for the abolition of slavery, the right for womento own their own property and retain their earnings, and sheadvocated for...
Dr. Segal was the very first female veterinarian.
Elizabeth Blackwell, M.D. from the State of New York. (She received her training in the finger lakes region.)
Yes Sandra day Oconnor has done plenty of volunteer work. Hercurrent work at icivics is where she teaches people about thejudicial system.
There are no US coins with her picture from those years. Anthony dollars were minted in 1979-81 and 1999.
Because, they must have equal rights like men. In many countriesconstitution assures equal rights among different sex. In someplaces, equal rights are there in papers, not implemented, like inIndia. So the women, and feminine organisations still have to fightfor equal rights. In KSA, women have very...
Janet Gaynor was the first.
Therese Peltier flew across Atlantic in July 1906 but she was apassenger. Baronees Elisa Reymond was first licensed pilot in 1910.Aug 1911, the first female American pilot Bessie Coleman achievedfirst license in USA. Anyway for info- the first woman to fly inCosmon was Valentina Tereshkova of Soviet...
Hatsheput i think, she came from Egypt
It can't be 1806 and it can't be Susan B. Anthony: > The US didn't make any $1 coins from 1805 to 1835 inclusive. > Susan B. Anthony wasn't even BORN in 1806! Her portrait appeared only on $1 coins made in 1979, 80, 81, and 99. Please check again and post a new question.
Zulu Maude and Byron. For a detailed biography; "America's Victoria, Remembering Victoria Woodhull" - a feature documentary with Gloria Steinem, historians and actress Kate Capshaw who performs Woodhull's on words. Visit Amazon.com
Sania Mirza is the first Indian woman to win junior Grand Slam in doubles category of 2003 Wimbledon Championship.
It is unknown what Edith Cowan died from. She passed at the age of78, so it is quite possible that she died from old age.
December 15, 1934 due to Paralysisation.
1920 for women over 30, providing they were householders, married to a householder or if they held a university degree. Universal suffrage for all adults over 21 years of age was not achieved until 1928.
Margaret Hughes, playing Desdemona in Othello in 1660, is believed to be the first professional woman to perform on the public stage in England. In William Shakespeare's time all female roles were taken by boys whose voices had not yet broken, or by older men in the players' company. Only in private...
Suffrage means the right to vote, so the women's suffrage was allabout getting women the right to vote. However, the women's rights movement was more general-they also wanted job equality for women, the right to a goodeducation, the right to be their own person (not a possession oftheir husband),...
so women could have the same rights as men, like voting,ect.
Please look at the back of the coin. It's a dollar, not a 50-cent piece. In any case hundreds of millions of these were struck and they're only worth $1 each.
It gave women the right to vote; Women's Sufferage.
The INVENTOR of LEGO was a woman. Her name was Hilary Fisher Page, and created the famous toy in 1904
Sufferings of African Americans .One of the most obvious reasons for reparations is the unpaid labor. Slaves were forced to work without pay..Africans were beaten if they were caught speaking their native languages. Therefore, they were not able to effectively pass the languages on to their...
No, you cannot adjust the sensitivity level.
Actuallly, no women were aloud to fight during this time period.
The first female Governor General of Canada was the Right Honourable Jeanne Sauvé.
Lilith was the first woman on earth but she was disobedient to Adam so god made eve out of Adam's rib so she would be obedient
it isnt elizabeth blackwell that was the first woman doctor
Women were given the right to vote in Saskatchewan on 1916 March 14 with the passing of the Act to amend the Saskatchewan Election Act, S.S. 1917, c. 5.
Don't assume that every woman on a US coin is Susan B. Anthony!! Your coin is called a Peace dollar and carries a picture of Miss Liberty, as in "Statue of..." Please see the Related Question for more information. If you read any decent history book you'll discover that in the early 2oth...
Please don't assume that every woman on a US coin is Susan B.Anthony. She was only depicted on copper-nickel dollars minted in1978-81 and 1999. Your coin has an image of Miss Liberty, as in "Statue of ..."! It'susually called a Morgan dollar after its designer. There's moreinformation at the...
This is a complicated question. Women's lives could vary significantly depending on their social class, the time period, and the region where they lived. The short answer is that most women did not rebel, in the way a 21st century woman might, because there was no social support for it, because...
An indentured women is a women who is brought to the United states at no expense to her. But when she gets to the US she must work for the person who paid her trip for years.
Lucretia Coffin Mott was the name of the social reformer andabolitionist who lived from 1793 to 1880. Mott was an AmericanQuaker who dedicated her life to ending slavery and establishingequal rights for all people.
They were seamstresses , laundresses , barmaids ,maids , nannies and so on.
Elizabeth Reid McCombs was the first new zealand female mp in 1933.
Yes. Sandra Day O'Connor lives in Phoenix, Arizona.
Not likely. Hypatia wasn't even the only educated woman inAlexandria.
Valentina Tereshkova from Russia.
Doctor Mary Walker during the Civil War.
People who fought for the passage of the 19th amendment are calledSuffragettes. It is the term used for women. Suffragist is the moregeneric term that applies to both men and women.
A "gold" 1979 Susan B Anthony dollar would be a regular dollar coated in gold (or gold paint). Numismatically, it's worth about a dollar. If it is coated with real gold AND it is a thick enough to be worth anything AND you could get the gold off, it might be worth a bit more (especially if you could...
Because she advocated and supported women's rights to being equal to men
Helen Hayes (1900-1993) was the first to achieve this feat, followed by Rita Moreno (1931 - ) and Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993). If Daytime Emmy count as Emmy Awards, then Whoopi Goldburg qualifies and if Honorary Awards count then Barbra Streisand and Liza Minelli also qualify for this elite group.
Women. The 19th amendment guaranteed women the right to vote.
Barbra Streisand. She won the 1968 Best Actress award (in a tie with Katharine Hepburn) for her performance as Fanny Brice in "Funny Girl." She shared the 1976 Best Original Song Oscar with Paul Williams for "Evergreen" from "A Star Is Born."
She was the first woman to fly half-way around the world. There aremore things she did though. Amelia created many different aviation records,mainly in long soloflights. One of her notable achievements was in forming the "NinetyNines" , the aviation society for women.
Britannia was the first female image to appear on any Bank of England banknote. The first flesh and blood woman was Queen Elizabeth II. Florence Nightingale appeared on Bank of England Ten Pound notes from 1975 to 1992. Elizabeth Fry appears on Bank of England Five Pound notes from 2002 to present...
Yes. Former US Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, born in 1930, is the oldest of three children. The younger two, Ann and (Hollis) Alan Day, are about eight years younger than she. As of 2008, Ann Day worked for a county government in Arizona.
She was Adolf Hitler's wife, other than that no reason for her to be remembered.
I'm pretty sure she was against it because she stood up for women's rights.
Please don't think that every woman on a US coin is Susan B. Anthony! What you have is called a Morgan dollar, after its designer G. T. Morgan. The image on all Morgan dollars (and on ALL true silver dollars, in fact) is Miss Liberty ... as in "Statue of" In any case Ms. Anthony was very much...
Eva Braun died on April 30, 1945 at the age of 33.
the need for equal treatment of women
13 decades and 8 years ago, Victoria Woodhull ran for President in 1872. And again in 1892.
They believed that women should publicize the need for equal rights.
China's only female empress was Wu Zetian. She was born in 624 AD and died in 705 AD.
The first Ladies Singles championship at Wimbledon was played in 1884 . Maud Wilson defeated Lillian Watson 6-8, 6-3, 6-3.
Probably not, since she was buried in 1906.
•It is very important to have women MPs because of many reasons. Some of these include: .-It was important for parliament to hear both points of view of things from men and women. .-Making representation more fair and more just and increasing and enhancing democracy. .
was the suffrage movement in need of new leadership after the turn of the century
Anne Frank, diarist. Vera Lynn, singer Marlene Dietrich, singer Violette Szabo, SOE (British Special Operations Executive, - resistance fighter/spy) Odette Sansom, SOE Nancy Wake, SOE Princess Noor-un-isa Inayat Khan, SOE Andree Peel, "Agent Rose", French resistance Lucie Aubrac, French resistance...
Dr. Sally Kristen Ride was the first female astronaut to fly to space, on board the space shuttle Challenger during the STS-7 mission on June 18, 1983. She was born on May 26, 1951 and is now retired from NASA..Selected in 1978 as the first group* of female astronauts were: Sally Ride, Rhea Seddon,...
March Fong Eu, a Democrat, was elected the Secretary of State ofCalifornia in 1974; this made her the first Chinese-American womanto hold a statewide office in the United States. During her careershe also served on the Alameda County Board of Education, becomingthe first woman to hold a role on the...
\n.\nMona Van Duyn\n.\nThe FIRST woman to serve was Louise Bogan in 1945.\n.\nOther women Poet Laureates\nLeonie Adam in 1948\nJosephine Jacobsen in 1971\nMaxine Kium : 1981\nMONA served in 1992\nfollowed by Rita Dove in 1993\nLouise Gluck served as special consultant in 1999\nand as Poet...
Both the Prohibition movement and the women's suffrage movementgrew during World War 1. The former aimed to make alcohol illegaland the latter aimed to give women the right to vote.
She began her first term on 4th May 1979, with a landslide victoryover Jim Callaghan's incompetent Labour Government. Her first 3years as Premier led to her becoming deeply unpopular with theBritish public due to her sweeping economic cuts and industrialclosures, which led to a huge rise in...
If it is from pocket change or a bank spend it.
The higher classes protected themselves from the sun, to distinguish themselves from the common folk that had to work outside.
Hitler knew that the soviet union troops were entering into Germany and were heading close to his bunker in Berlin. Hitler was told that he should try to escape, Hitler rejected because he heard rumors that if the Russians caught him they would put him in a big cage and drag him around like an...
I assume you mean "Who gave women the right to vote"? No one person is responsible for allowing women the right to vote, and in each country it happened at a different time through different means. For more detail, please read: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women's_suffrage
Joan of Arc / Eleanor of Aquitaine / Margret of Anjou