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Top 10 most influential women in America's history

Top 10 most influential women in America's history

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Mother Teresa (1910 – 1997) was born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu in what is now Skopje, Macedonia.

Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, who became Mother Teresa Amazing photo of Mother Teresa as a girl. She was the youngest child of Nikola and Drane Bojaxhiu and was originally named 'Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu'. Agnes received her first communion at the age of five.

What a powerful image.

A small white boy touches the riot shield of a black state trooper at a Ku Klux Klan rally in Atlanta, Georgia, 1992 Hard to believe this was taken Raising children in hate.

Victoria Woodhull...the 1st woman to run for U.S. President (1872)

The First Woman To Run For President — In 1872

First woman to run for US president. Victoria Claflin Woodhull, circa Woodhull and her sister were also the first two female stockbrokers on Wall Street.

The Chicago police labeled her “more dangerous than a thousand rioters.”  For almost 70 years, Lucy Parsons fought for the rights of the poor and disenfranchised in the face of an increasingly oppressive industrial economic system. Her radical activism challenged the racist and sexist sentiment in a time when it was assumed that women were biologically determined to stay at home barefoot and pregnant.

The Chicago police labeled her “more dangerous than a thousand rioters.” For almost 70 years, Lucy Parsons fought for the rights of the poor and disenfranchised in the face of an increasingly oppressive industrial economic system.

King Cetshwayo, nephew to Shaka was the last of the great Zulu kings until The Zulu's defeat at the hands of the British in 1879.

King Cetshwayo, nephew to Shaka was the last of the great Zulu kings until The Zulu's defeat at the hands of the British in Reinstated as ruler over part of his former nation, King Cetshwayo was soon driven away and died in exile in

Los hombres que plantaron la bandera en Iwo Jima Joe Rosenthal en la emblemática foto de 1945

The men who raised the flag on Iwo Jima in Joe Rosenthal's iconic photo from 1945 This was the second flag raising.the first time, the flag was too small. Charles Lindberg helped raise the first flag.

Angelina Weld Grimke - Angelina Weld Grimke was born into a legacy of advocacy for racial justice. As the daughter of Archibald Grimke, the second black to graduate from Harvard law and vice-president of the NAACP, Grimké’s heritage of racial equality can be further traced to her grand aunts, Angelina and Sarah Grimke, prominent abolitionists and advocates of women’s rights.

Angelina Weld Grimké (February 1880 – June was a Mixed American journalist, teacher, playwright and poet who was part of the Harlem Renaissance and was one of the first Mixed American women to have a play performed.

Thanks for inventing chocolate!

Ruth Graves Wakefield - ( 1903 - 1977 ) Inventor of the Toll House Cookie, the first chocolate chip cookie, which she invented in Thanks Ruth, my favorite.

Princess Sara Gizaw Duchess of Harrar is the widow of Prince Makonnen,Duke of Harrar and second son of Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia. She is the mother of five sons. In her day, Princess Sara was renowned as one of the most beautiful women at the Court of the Emperor of Ethiopia.

Her Imperial Highness Princess Sara Gizaw, Duchess of Harrar Wife of Prince Makonnen Duke of Harrar, the second son of Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia

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