History of women in the United States
This is a history of women in the United States since 1776, and of the Thirteen Colonies before that. The reliable sources on the topic were thin before the 1960s. Since then the study of women's hist...
History of women in the United States - Wikipedia
Ashley Judd's EPIC Nasty Woman Speech At The Women's March On Washington
Ashley Judd passionately denounces President Donald Trump's misogyny at the 2017 Women's March on Washington by reciting Nina Donovan's I Am A Nasty Woman poem. Reflect this video on your Facebook:...
Madonna Says She Wants To Blow Up The White House
Madonna said she's "thought an awful lot about blowing up the White House" during a speech at the Women's March on Washington on Saturday.
19th Amendment Adopted - Aug 26, 1920
America’s woman suffrage movement was founded in the mid 19th century by women who had become politically active through their work in the abolitionist and temperance movements.
How To Behave And Act Like A Lady From 1847 - 19th Century Etiquette
How were women supposed to conduct themselves in the middle of the 19th century? Well for starters; No kissing other women in the presence of men you don’t know; never sing two songs consecutively; if...
The Fight for Women’s Suffrage - Women’s History
On Election Day in 1920, millions of American women exercised their right to vote for the first time. It took activists and reformers nearly 100 years to win that right, and the campaign was not easy:...
Pocahontas
Pocahontas (born Matoaka, known as Amonute, and later known as Rebecca Rolfe, c. 1595 – March 1617) was a Virginia Indian notable for her association with the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Vi...
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Mayflower
The Mayflower was the ship that transported mostly English Puritans and Separatists, collectively known today as the Pilgrims, from Plymouth in England to the New World. There were 102 passengers, and...
Mayflower - Wikipedia
Anne Hutchinson
Anne Hutchinson, born Anne Marbury (1591–1643), was a Puritan spiritual adviser, mother of 15, and important participant in the Antinomian Controversy that shook the infant Massachusetts Bay Colony fr...
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Elizabeth Key Grinstead
Elizabeth Key Grinstead (b. 1630 - d. c. after 1665) was the first woman of African ancestry in the North American colonies to sue for her freedom from slavery and win. Elizabeth Key won her freedom ...
Salem witch trials
The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts between February 1692 and May 1693. The trials resulted in the executions of...
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United States Sanitary Commission
The United States Sanitary Commission was a private relief agency created by federal legislation on June 18, 1861, to support sick and wounded soldiers of the U.S. Army during the American Civil War. ...
United States Sanitary Commission - Wikipedia
Women Airforce Service Pilots
The Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) was a paramilitary aviation organization. The WASP's predecessors, the Women's Flying Training Detachment (WFTD) and the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (W...
Women Airforce Service Pilots - Wikipedia
Women in the American Revolution
This article is about the role played by women in the American Revolution.
The American Revolution took place after England put in place the seven Coercive, or Intolerable Acts, in the colonies. T...
Feminism in the United States
Feminism is a collection of movements and ideologies aimed at defining, establishing, and defending a state of equal political, economic, cultural, and social rights for women. Feminism in the United ...
Feminism in the United States - Wikipedia
Women's sports in the United States
Women's sports in the United States have a long history.
1780 - Three days of horse racing at the track in Hempstead Plains, Long Island, included an event for women riders.
Women's prisons in the United States
This article discusses the incarceration of women in prisons within the United States.According to a study reported in Sept. 2014 by the International Center for Prison Studies, nearly a third of all ...
Women's rights in the United States
Feminism is a collection of movements and ideologies aimed at defining, establishing, and defending a state of equal political, economic, cultural, and social rights for women. Feminism in the United ...