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25 of the Most Powerful Women of the Last Century

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Social Studies +3 Age Levels Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old), Post-Secondary
Who are the women who have most influenced our world over the past century? What did they do to make themselves noteworthy? Your task is to research each woman, establish a timeline and place her in the proper order then write 4-6 sentences about her accomplishments and their historical impact on the world.

Eleanor Roosevelt

National Portrait Gallery

Hillary Clinton

National Portrait Gallery

10c Jane Addams single

National Postal Museum

Madonna

National Portrait Gallery

Rachel Louise Carson (1907-1964)

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Portrait of Coco Chanel, (sculpture)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Julia Child

National Portrait Gallery

Aretha Franklin, SCLC convention, Club Paradise, Memphis, TN

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Indira Gandhi

National Portrait Gallery

Rosa Parks

National Portrait Gallery

Golda Meir

National Portrait Gallery

Sandra Day O'Connor

National Portrait Gallery

Margaret Higgins Sanger

National Portrait Gallery

Margaret Mead (1901-1978)

Smithsonian Institution Archives

44c Mother Teresa single

National Postal Museum

Oprah Winfrey

National Portrait Gallery