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Activist who fought to make society safer for women and to end racial segregation

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Co-creator of the National Organization for Women in the US and author of noted works highlighting women's subordinate status in the US

Self-portrait as the Allegory of Painting
Painting title: Self-portrait as the Allegory of Painting

Female pharaoh who led Egypt into a time of peace and economic prosperity

Counseled John Adams and encouraged US founding fathers to not leave women out of the freedoms and privileges of the new republic

Michigan labor activist who rallied workers and fought against capitalists so that laborers could sit at the bargaining table

Michigan attorney who worked for labor and women's rights

In colonial US, she dared to believe that women could take an active role in religion

Humanitarian who has spent her adult life working for social justice
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