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Women's History Costume Ideas

Looking for a women's history inspired Halloween costume? Check out these notable women in history. To learn more about these women, watch the video below.
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Wilma Mankiller Celebrated in New Film

The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) is the oldest, largest, and most representative national organization representing and advancing the interests of Native nations and peoples.
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Eleanor Roosevelt’s White House Press Conferences

“We had it in the Red Room,” Eleanor Roosevelt told her friend, journalist Lorena Hickok, after the first White House press conference for women reporters, held on March 6, 1933, a mere two days after FDR’s inauguration as president.
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Progressive Era Video

The Progressive Era is characterized by increased concern in child labor laws, food and drug, regulations, political corruption, and worker's welfare.
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Why are So Many Teachers Women?

Colleges began to admit women in the early 19th century. But, they encouraged them to major in teaching. More than 150 years later, women still earn the majority of teaching degrees.
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Mythbusting the Founding Mothers

We all can picture the Founding Fathers, gathered in Independence Hall in Philadelphia, debating what to do about tyrannical Britain, and finally signing their names onto the Declaration of Independence. But what about the Founding Mothers?
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