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Famous U.S. Women
"In celebration of Women's History Month (March), match the quote with the famous Texas woman. Research resource was the Listing of Great Texas Women."
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"What the people want is very simple. They want an America as good as its promise." This quote is credited to what former Texas member of the US House of Representatives?
"Women who stepped up were measured as citizens of the nation, not as women. This was the people's war, and everyone was in it." What former military officer said those words?
Oveta Culp Hobby
"I envisioned a company in which any woman could become just as successful as she wanted to be. The door would be wide open to opportunity for women who were willing to pay the price and had the courage to dream." True or False, was this Texas businesswoman Mary Kay Ash?
"Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels." Who was this former Texas governor with which this quote has been associated?
Andrea Castanon Villanueva
Dolores Burton Linton
This Texas woman said, "pastor, not a woman pastor...I think women are called in the same sense that men are called to be pastors. I think God regards us as people." Who was this pastor?
Bettye Jo Carr
This Texas woman said of her mother, " She wanted me to be a writer. She said you can always write, no matter what you look like. When I was growing up she told me to be a little lady, and a couple of times I got a whack for crossing my eyes or making funny faces. Of course, she never, I never, dreamed I would ever perform." Who made a living making funny faces?
"It's not just enough to swing at the ball. You've got to loosen your girdle and really let the ball have it." This quote is credited to what famous Texas athlete?
Mildred Ella Zaharias
Both - they are the same person
"It's an honor to be the first woman on the Supreme Court, but it will be even better when we get the second cowgirl on the Supreme Court." Who was this famous jurist?
Sandra Day O'Connor
Erminia Thompson Folsom
After 11 September 2001, this Texas woman was quoted as saying, "We need to reassure our children that they are safe in their homes and schools. We need to reassure them that many people love them and care for them, and that while there are some bad people in the world, there are many good people." What First Lady said this?
"You can't espouse something that doesn't make you happy. It has to make your heart sing before it can make anybody else's sing." What First Lady said this?
Lady Bird Johnson
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Compiled Jun 28 12