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Susan Brownell Anthony was a prominent American civil rights leader who played a pivotal role in the 19th century women's rights movement to introduce women's suffrage into the United States. She was co-founder of the first Women's Temperance Movement with Elizabeth Cady Stanton as President. She was one of the important advocates in leading the way for women's rights to be acknowledged and instituted in the American government. en.wikipedia.org/...

10 Groundbreaking Women Scientists Written Off By History

History's Heroes? What makes a hero? Activities and teaching ideas.

History's HEROES

historysheroes.e2bn.org

Toy-A-Day: Day 38: William Shakespeare

‘Hot Dog! Eleanor Roosevelt Throws a Picnic’ by Leslie Kimmelman. In June of 1939, British monarchs King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit America, the first visit ever by reigning British royalty. As part of the festivities, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt hosts an all-American picnic that includes hot dogs, a menu item that shocks some people. 4/9/14

Lives of Extraordinary Women: Rulers, Rebels (and What the Neighbors Thought)

Trapped by the Ice!: Shackleton's Amazing Antarctic Adventure

Image of Lincoln done in script of the Gettysbury Address. (On display @ Civil War Museum: Springfield, IL)

This is not historical fiction for kids. This is Historical THRILLER! Review from The Fourth Musketeer.

If your students are doing biographies, this site will be VERY helpful...lots and lots of short biographies available.

The Book Nook (Black History Month Freebies!)

In 1930, when other girls are content to play with dolls, Betty June Skelton played with her metal plane. And so begins this engaging picture book biography about a woman who dared to dream high and became the first lady of firsts. From the Non Fiction Detectives.