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U.S. History Topics » Movements » Women's History

Women's History Month

showcases historic properties that illustrate contributions of women to our nation's history. Harriet Beecher Stowe, Eleanor Ford, Amelia Earhart, Mary McLeod Bethune, and are among those featured. (National Park Service)

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Interesting Fact:

On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks, an African American, refused to move to the back of the bus as required by law. She sparked a 381-day bus boycott in Montgomery, Ala., that led to a 1956 Supreme Court decision banning segregation on public transportation.
Photo of Amelia Earhart standarding in front of a flight map.

Amelia Earhart's accomplishments


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