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My real name is Elizabeth Griscom. I am credited for being the first maker of the American Flag and have a house named after me in Philadephia, PA.
Who is Betsy Ross?
What month do we celebrate Women’s History Month in the U.S. Armed Forces?
What is the month of March?
This woman (D-California) became the first woman Speaker of the House of Representatives in 2007.
Who is Nancy Pelosi?
In 2012 this actress was entered into Guinness Book of World Records as the highest-paid actress, with $56 million. In 2009 she won the award for Best Actress at the Golden Globes, Academy Awards, and the Screen Actors Guild Award for her performance in the blockbuster hit The Blind Side. What is her name?
Who is Sandra Bullock?
I am the first American woman to win the World Cup in downhill skiing. My last name is referred to in every city and town in America.
Who is Picabo Street?
In the year 1920, this Constitutional Amendment gave women a voice and presence in political elections.
What is the 19 Constitutional Amendment?
It was in this year on January 24 the Pentagon signed an order opening all ground-combat missions to women. This order lifted the 1994 rule, which stated that women could not be assigned to units in direct ground conflict. What year was this?
What is the year 2013?
In 2009 this former Senator from New York became the U.S. Secretary of State, making her the first American First Lady ever elected to national office
Who is Hilary Clinton?
I provided the voice of Dory in the Disney-Pixar animated film Finding Nemo. I love to dance and I launched my daytime TV talk show in 2003. I am a big animal lover and a vegan who recently opened a vegan tapas bar, Bokado, in Los Angeles. My name is?
Who is Ellen DeGeneres?
Who was a professional tennis player who won the Battle of the Sexes against Bobby Riggs in 1973 and is the founder of the Women's Tennis Association and the Women's Sports Foundation.
Who is Billie Jean King?
The first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize in 1921 for her novel The Age Of Innocence. this book inspired several stage and screen adaptations and can be attributed to as the model for the popular Gossip Girls series of books. a. Maya Angelou c. Alice Walker b. Edith Wharton d. Emily Dickinson
Who is Edith Wharton?
In 1950 women comprised less than 2% of the military. Today what is the estimated percentage of women in the U.S. Armed Forces. a. 30% c. 11% b. 25% d. 19%
Answer: What is 19%?
Who was the first woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court appointed by President Reagan making her its first woman justice in the year 1981?
Who is Sandra Day O'Connor?
In 2011, women comprised this percentage of all directors, executive producers, producers, writers, cinematographers, and editors working on the top 250 domestic grossing films. A. 0% B. 100% C. 50% D. 18%
Answer: 18 %
On April 20, 2008 I won the Indy Japan 300, becoming the first woman to win an IndyCar race. Recently, I won the Daytona 500 pole becoming the first woman to secure the top spot for any race in NASCAR's premier circuit. Who am I?
Who is Danica Patrick?
I was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic, traveling from Harbor Grace, Newfoundland, to Ireland in approximately 15 hours.
Who is Amelia Earhart?
I hold the distinction of being the "first woman in the Air Force." I enlisted in the first minute of the first hour of the first day regular Air Force duty was authorized for women on July 8, 1948. Who am I?
Who is Esther Blake?
I am the daughter of a Czech diplomat and later became the first female Secretary of State in 1997 appointed by President Clinton. This position made me the highest-ranking woman in the United States government. Who am I?
Who is Madeleine Albright?
This American television host, philanthropist, entrepreneur and media personality was born in Kosciusko, Mississippi. Her first movie debut in 1985 was in The Color Purple. At the end of the 20th century Life Magazine listed her as both the most influential woman and the most influential black person of her generation, and in a cover story profile the magazine called her "America's Most Powerful Woman”. Who am I?
Who is Oprah Winfrey?
This legendary coach at the University of Tennessee is the first woman coach to post her 800th win in 2003.
Who is Pat Summitt?
In this year Congress delcared March as National Women's History Month. Since this date, a special Presdential Proclamation is issued every year which honors the extraordinary achievements or Americn women. a. 1987 c. 1980 b. 2000 d. 100 B.C.
What is the year 1987?
After the Secretary of the Navy allowed women to enroll in clerical duties in the USMC, I officially became the first woman to enroll for service on August 13, 1918. During this year over 300 women entereed the Marine Corps to help support ready Marines who were needed overseas. a. Yeoman Loretta Walsh b. Pvt Opha Mae Johnson c. Sgt Esther M. Blake d. Pfc. Maureen Daugherty
Who is Pvt Opha Mae Johnson?
I am the first woman and first African American to serve as provost of Stanford University and later became Secretary of State?
Who is Condoleezza Rice?
This singer-songwriter, actress, director, dancer, and entrepreneur was born in Bay City, Michigan in 1958. She released her self-titled one worded debut album in 1983 and has sold more than 300 million records worldwide and is recognized as the best-selling female recording artist of all time. Who is she?
Who is Madonna?
These landmark Education Amendments of 1972 prohibited against discrimination; stating that no person in the United States shall, on basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. What is this monumental landmark?
What is Title IX?
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