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Women of History II

Throughout the years, many women have changed history. Can you identify the women described in this quiz?


 

Quiz ID:#14982
Fun:*** (2.78)
Difficulty:* (0.87)
Category:People
Created By:jppbl

 



#1   I wanted to be the first woman to fly around the world, but on July 2, 1937, my plane was lost somewhere over the Pacific Ocean.






#2   I am known best for saving the portrait of George Washington from the White House during the War of 1812.






#3   I was nicknamed "Moses" after I helped free 300 slaves during the Civil War using the Underground Railroad.

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#4   During the "Reign of Terror", I was sent to the guillotine on October 21, 1793, just eight months after my husband, Louis XVI, was beheaded.






#5   I established the American Red Cross.






#6   My husband and I not only began the Spanish Inquisition, but we also financed the voyages of Christopher Columbus.






#7   I was the first American woman to fly in space.






#8   I co-founded the National Women's Suffrage Association and had a silver dollar made in my memory.






#9   I taught a blind and deaf girl named Helen Keller.






#10   I am known for my anti-slavery novel, "Uncle Tom's Cabin".






 

 



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