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|Women of Accomplishment: An Internet Scavenger Hunt|
DIRECTIONS: Neglected for years, the historical contributions of women are celebrated during March, the official National Women's History Month. Supplement your textbooks with the other half of history -- the achievements of women -- by posing a question about women's history during every school day of the month!
|March 1||Rosa Parks |
How many days did the Montgomery bus boycott last?
|March 2||Jackie Joyner-Kersee|
How many Olympic medals did she earn?
|March 5||Sacajawea |
What famous team of explorers did she travel with?
|March 6||Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony |
What prominent organization was led by these two women?
|March 7||Janet Reno and Madeleine Albright|
What jobs did these women hold during Bill Clinton's presidency?
|March 8||Betsy Ross|
Who asked her to make the first American flag?
|March 9||Harriet Tubman|
By what nickname did slaves call her?
|March 12||Sally Ride|
What sport did this famous astronaut play as a young woman?
|March 13||Helen Keller|
What is the title of her autobiography?
|March 14||Ruth Bader Ginsburg|
Which president nominated her to the Supreme Court?
|March 15||Amelia Earhart|
What was Earhart's role on her first transatlantic flight?
|March 16||Georgia O'Keeffe|
Which museum presented the first retrospective exhibit of work by a woman artist?
|March 19||Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis|
What job did Jackie have before she married John F. Kennedy?
|March 20||Hillary Clinton|
To what official role did President Bill Clinton appoint her?
|March 21||Equal Rights Amendment|
Who wrote the ERA, passed by the Senate in March 1972?
|March 22||Molly Pitcher|
What heroic acts did she perform during the Battle of Monmouth, in June 1778?
|March 23||Clara Barton|
Why wasn't she permitted to work with the International Red Cross?
|March 26||Gloria Steinem|
Which two magazines did she help found?
|March 27||Sandra Day O'Connor|
What "first" did she accomplish in the Arizona Senate?
|March 28||Eleanor Roosevelt|
What was the title of the newspaper column she wrote?
|March 29||Make up a question about a famous woman from your state.|
|March 30||Make up a question about a famous woman from your state.|