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First American Woman to Vote - Claimants - Women's History
A list of claimants for the title of the first female voter in the United States.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/suffrage/a/1st_woman_vote.htm
Important Women in Psychology History - About.com
When you read many introductions to psychology history, one of the first things you may notice is the fact that there are relatively few women mentioned.
http://psychology.about.com/od/womeninpsychology/tp/important-women-in-psychology-history.htm
The Most Important Women in the History of Video Games
These are the most important, influential and historic women in the world of video games. ... Carol Shaw - The First Woman Game Programmer and Designer.
http://classicgames.about.com/od/history/tp/HistoricWomeninClassicGames.htm
History of Women's Basketball in America (1891-Present)
first women's basketball team organized by Senda Berenson at Smith College, adapting Naismith's rules to emphasize cooperation, with three zones and six ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/basketball/a/timeline.htm
Women in Aviation - Timeline - Pilots - Women's History - About.com
1798 - Jeanne Labrosse is the first woman to solo in a balloon. 1809 - Marie Madeleine Sopie Blanchard becomes the first woman to lose her life while flying  ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/aviationpilots/a/av_timeline.htm
Women Candidates for President of the United ... - Women's History
What woman ran for US president first? And which women have run since? Find a list of the female candidates for US president here.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/publicofficials/tp/ran_for_president.htm
American First Ladies: 1789 - Present - Women's History - About.com
First Ladies -- the women who've married American presidents, and a few other female relatives who've fulfilled the hostess role -- have been a wildly diverse lot  ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/firstladiesusindivid/tp/first_ladies.htm
Top 10 Women in Mathematics History
She was the first woman appointed a university professor of mathematics, though ... The 100 Most Important Women in History, According to One of Our Writers ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/sciencemath1/tp/aatpmathwomen.htm
100 Most Important Women in World History - Women's History
As I think about who I'd put into my own Top 100 list of women important to world history, the women in the list below would at least make it to my first draft list.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/biographies/a/top_100_world.htm
Gymnastics: Greatest Moments in Olympic History
At the Los Angeles Olympics, a boycott from the always-dominant Soviet team left Retton with the opportunity to become the first American woman to win the ...
http://gymnastics.about.com/od/majorcompetitions/tp/greatestmoments.htm
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