12 Inspirational Women
Martha Washington, (B) 6/2/1731 (D) 5/22/1802, was the wife of George Washington, the first president of the United States. Although the title was not coined until after her death, Martha Washington is considered to be the first First Lady of the United States. They were married 17 years before the rebellion that made America.
Helen Adams Keller (June 27 1880– June 1 1968) was an American author, political activist, lecturer and first deafblind person to earn a B.A. Degree. Her teacher, Anne Sullivan, helped Anne to blossom as she taught her to communicate. The story of their journey is inspirational. A prolific author, Keller was outspoken in her anti-war convictions. She was a member of the Socialist Party of America and campaigned for women's suffrage, labour rights, socialism, and other radical left causes.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do. [info][add][mail] Eleanor Roosevelt On: Experience