Breaking Barriers

Biography

Maggie L. Walker

Maggie Lena Walker was one of the foremost female business leaders in the US and the first woman to own a bank.
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Biography

Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat and set in motion one of the largest social movements in history, the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
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General

The Sit-In Movement

Being served at a lunch counter was normal for whites, but African Americans were not allowed to sit at lunch counters throughout the South.
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Biography

Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph relentlessly pursued her dreams becoming an international track and field star.
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Lesson Plan

19th Amendment

Examine the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women voting rights.
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Biography

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Rodham Clinton was the first woman to represent a major party in a US presidential election, the first woman to win the Iowa Presidential Caucus, first, First Lady elected to the United States Senate, and the first female senator from New York.
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