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1. This woman lived from 1867-1957. She wrote a series of books about her pioneer family and one book about her husband's boyhood on his family's farm. Was it Laura Ingalls Wilder or Louisa May Alcott?
2. This professional tennis player was born in 1943. She has 20 Wimbledon titles. She also was the first woman to be named 'Sports Illustrated's Sportperson of the Year'. Was she Chris Evert or Billie Jean King?
3. This woman lived circa 1820-1913. She led 300 slaves to freedom. Was she Harriet Tubman or Sally Hemings?
4. This woman lived from 1884-1962. She was the wife of one president and the niece of another president. She wrote four books, had a daily newspaper column and was a US delegate to the United Nations General Assembly. She was also a civil rights activist. Was she Bess Truman or Eleanor Roosevelt?
5. This woman was born in 1913. One day in 1955 she refused to give up her bus seat to a white man. She is credited by many for starting the modern civil rights movement. Is she Rosa Parks or Coretta Scott King?
6. This woman lived from 1820-1906. She fought to end slavery and for the right to vote for black men and for all women. Was she Susan B. Anthony or Clara Barton?
7. This woman lived from 1832-1888. She wrote many romance and horror stories. But she is best known for writing a book loosely based on her Victorian family. Was she Laura Ingalls Wilder or Louisa May Alcott?
8. This woman lived from 1940-1994. She was born with polio and was never expected to walk. Her family gave her physical therapy and by age 11 she was able to walk on her own. In the 1960 Olympics she became the first woman to win 3 gold medals, for the 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash and the 400 meter relay. Was she Wilma Rudolph or Babe Didrickson Zaharias?
9. This woman lived from 1821-1912. She obtained and passed out provisions during the Civil War. She's best known for starting the American branch of the Red Cross. Was she Susan B. Anthony or Clara Barton?
10. This woman was born in 1930. In 1981 she became the first female Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court. Is she Janet Reno or Sandra Day O'Connor?
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