Historical Females

From the clue, name the woman who made history.
Your favorite historical figure isn't on the list? It was an accidental oversight!
Quiz by xtremesecretary
Last updated: September 15, 2020
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Maya Angelou
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice
Lucille Ball
"I'm not funny. What I am is brave."
Clara Barton
Red Cross
Nellie Bly
Exposed insane asylums in the 19th Century
Rachel Carson
Silent Spring
"Give me my robe, put on my crown; I have Immortal longings in me."
Marie Curie
Discovered radiation
Amelia Earhart
Aviation pioneer
Betty Friedan
The Feminine Mystique
Indira Gandhi
India's third prime minister
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
"I dissent"
Jane Goodall
Chimpanzee scientist
Temple Grandin
Humane treatment of livestock
Ada Lovelace
Mother of computer programming
Golda Meir
Iron Lady of Israeli politics
Maria Montessori
Pioneer in experience-centered education
Grandma Moses
Began art career at age 78
Florence Nightingale
The Lady with the Lamp
Annie Oakley
Sally Ride
First American woman in space
Guided Lewis and Clark through the Pacific Northwest
Sheryl Sandberg
Lean In
Margaret Sanger
Planned Parenthood and birth control
Mary Shelley
Ida Tarbell
Exposed John D. Rockefeller and Standard Oil
Margaret Thatcher
The original Iron Lady
Greta Thunberg
"I want you to act as if the house is on fire, because it is."
Sojourner Truth
"Ain't I a Woman?"
Harriet Tubman
The Underground Railroad
Elizabeth Warren
Nevertheless, she persisted.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little House on the Prairie
Malala Yousafzai
Pakistani human rights advocate who was shot in the head by the Taliban
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Jun 26, 2021
Very interesting quiz! Incidentally, I have Nightingale in my newest quiz too, although the clue is very different! :)