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Iconic Women To Celebrate This Women's History Month
March 1, 2020
By Madisson Haynes
Susan B. Anthony, Amelia Earhart, Rosa Parks – these women are some of the many faces of Women’s History Month. They broke barriers, changed laws and orchestrated some of the most powerful movements in the history of women. It's women like these, and many others, we recognize during Women's History Month. Here's a few more iconic women – both past and present – to celebrate during the month of March.
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Susan B. Anthony
Susan B. Anthony helped lead the way for women's right to vote. In 1846 while teaching at a female academy in Canajoharie, New York, Susan discovered that she earned about a quarter of the salary as the male teachers. She Inspires showcases Anthony, who eventually became the co-founder of the Women’s Suffrage Association and spent the rest of her life fighting for women to have equal rights and an equal voice.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart was one of America’s first celebrities. After only a few years as a pilot she became the best-known female flier in America, not only for her daring and determination, but also for her outspoken personality. American Experience portrays her journey.
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