Women in History
From the National library of Canada, this site provides a selection
of Canadian women who have made outstanding contributions. Each woman's
life and achievements are described, followed by a list of suggested
readings. Can search by topic/profession.
From the White House, this site provides brief biographies of first
ladies from Martha Washington to the present.
Women's History Sourcebook
A lengthy list of links to online documents and discussions presenting
various ways of looking at the history of women from ancient to modern
times, from country to country including the Islamic world. Provided
by a history professor.
National Women's Hall of Fame
Sponsored by the National Women's Hall of Fame, this site provides an
alphabetized search of women in history. Includes a brief synopsis of
each woman's life as well as photographs.
in Congress: Congress Women's Biographies
From the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, this
site provides brief biographies of all women who have served or are
currently serving in the House of Representatives. Biographies are arranged
World History Curriculum
From an educator and writer of women's history, this site tells about
women rulers across time, women in the ancient world, women in the time
of the Crusades and provides famous quotes from and about women.
of the Century:100 Years of American Heroes
From DiscoverySchool.com, this site provides short biographies of women,
timeline, photographs and a quiz matching quotes with the women who
spoke them. Can search by decade.
Women's History in
America Presented by Women's International Center
Information from the Woman's International Center on the role of women
in American History and attitudes about women throughout history. Also
links to biographies of historical women as well as searching by birth
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