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    This comic show how each society/religion views gender in a cultural way. The "American" woman is shown as the ideal woman in this society. In comparison, the "Iraqian" woman is ideal in that culture. The are both of the same sex, yet perform gender in different ways because of their culture. Additionally, this would be a great example for showcasing point of view.

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    1833: Ruth Blackburn had lived free two years in Michigan, but the slaveowner who caught up with her had the law on his side. As she waited in a Detroit jail to be returned to Kentucky, charitable visitors came to console her. Two women left sobbing, kerchiefs to their faces, but they weren't the two who'd come in. Caroline French, a free black woman, had traded clothes with Ruthie, who escaped to Canada. The courageous Caroline was fined $25 for her crime. More at click!

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    Madeline inherited from her husband the income from a five million dollar trust fund and the use of his home on Fifth Ave, and in the Newport so long as she did not marry. In August 1912 she gave birth to a son with whom she was pregnant on the Titanic and she named him after her husband, John Jacob Astor

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    Miss Atomic Bomb - 1950

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    Katherine Switzer became the first woman to run Boston Marathon in 1967. The race organizer was not too happy about it.

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    Woman History, Women'S History

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    Flappers Dancing the Charleston atop the Sherman Hotel, Chicago, December 11, 1926

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    Unwanted babies for sale in 1940's Italy. Probably from unwed mothers, poverty-stricken families, or prostitutes.........תינוקות למכירה באירופה ב-1940

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    The Bennett sisters, Joan and Constance 1920's....epitome a flapper.

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    Phoebe Mozee (aka: Annie Oakley). Famed for her marksmanship by 12 years old, she once shot the ashes off of Kaiser Wihelm II's cigarette at his invitation. When she outshot famed exhibition marksman Frank Butler, he fell in love with her and they married. They remained married the rest of their lives.

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    Bonnie and Clyde

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    Prison Garb 1924. Belva Annan murderess whose trial records became the musical "Chicago."

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    Sacajawea. Stolen, held captive, sold, eventually reunited the Shoshone Indians. She was an interpreter and guide for Lewis and Clark in 1805-1806 with her husband Toussaint Charbonneau. She navigated carrying her son, Jean Baptiste, on her back. She traveled thousands of miles from the Dakotas the Pacific Ocean. The explorers, said she was cheerful, never complained, and proved to be invaluable. She served as an advisor, caretaker, and is legendary for her perseverance and resourcefulness.

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    Marilyn Monroe meets Queen Elizabeth II in 1956---both were 30 years old.

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    Amelia Earhart

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    Miss America 1924

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    Mae Questel ca. 1930s, the voice of Betty Boop and Olive Oyl, Minnie Mouse, Felix the Cat (for three shorts by the Van Beuren Studios), Little Lulu, Little Audrey and Casper, the Friendly Ghost

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    The Queen Mother with Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret (1940) - When advised by the Government to leave England, or at least send the Princesses (Future Queen Elizabeth II and her sister Margaret) to Canada, the Queen Mother said, "The children won't leave without me, I won't leave the King, and the King will never leave England". Pretty Gutsy lady!

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    Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip ♥

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    "And, every night, as the sun would set, she'd release the moon into the darkness to take its place amongst the stars." - Kristi Ross

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    Queen Elizabeth II.

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