Women of Influence
This collection chronicles how 21 notable American women broke new ground, some by championing equal rights for all and others by their accomplishments in fields such as government, literature, and even in war. Contents: Introduction. 1) Guiding Lights to a New World. 2) The Colonial Era. 3) Birth of a Nation. 4) Breaking the Chains of Slavery. 5) A Woman's Right to Vote. 6) A Role in Government. 7) Expanding Horizons. Also includes bibliography.