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By Kathryn Cullen-DuPont

This 2d version encyclopedia chronicles over three hundred years of events, laws, proceedings, and amazing ladies, overlaying labour concerns, sufferage, literature, medication, equality, politics, athletics, and women's enterprises.

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Mary McLeod Bethune, civil rights leader and adviser to President Franklin D. Roosevelt (Library of Congress) Mary McLeod Bethune died at her home in Daytona Beach, Florida, on May 18, 1955. ; Sterling, We Are Your Sisters. , the Bill of Rights for Women was delivered to the 1968 Republican and Democratic platform committees and to all candidates aspiring to election to Congress in 1968. Its introductory section listed the rights demanded: FOR WOMEN I Equal Rights Constitutional Amendment II Enforce Law Banning Sex Discrimination in Employment BITCH MANIFESTO, THE III Maternity Leave Rights in Employment and in Social Security Benefits IV Tax Deduction for Home and Child Care Expenses for Working Parents V Child Care Centers VI Equal and Unsegregated Education VII Equal Job Training Opportunities and Allowances for Women in Poverty VIII The Right of Women to Control Their Reproductive Lives The remainder of the document discussed each of the demands in turn.

Snatched . . ” Bradstreet began revising her poems for the second edition, which was published in the United States in 1678, six years after her death. This edition—whose title omits the description of Bradstreet as “The Tenth Muse”—includes her mature work. The later poems are startlingly beautiful and the basis of her enduring reputation. Many address concerns of life, death, age, and loss in the voice of a wife or mother. In “Before the Birth of One of Her Children,” Bradstreet bids a possible farewell to her husband after reflecting on the nature of mortality: 31 How soon, my Dear, death may my steps attend, How soon’t may be thy lot to lose thy friend, We both are ignorant; yet love bids me These farewell lines to recommend to thee, That when that knot’s untied which made us one, I may seem thine, who in effect am none.

Tutors were engaged, and Elizabeth, Emily, and their sisters received the same instruction as their brothers. The family relocated to America in 1832, settling first in New York City, then in Jersey City, New Jersey. Samuel Blackwell died in 1838, and Elizabeth worked as BLATCH, HARRIOT EATON STANTON a teacher from 1838 until 1847 to help her mother and two elder sisters, Marian and Anna, support and educate the younger children. In 1847, after failure to gain admission to Bowdoin, Yale, Harvard, and every medical school in the cities of New York and Philadelphia, Elizabeth was admitted to Geneva College in upstate New York.

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