Sunday, March 8th marks International Women’s Day, a day to recognize and commemorate the accomplishments of women. The move to celebrate International Women’s Day began in 1908 when a group of 15,000 women marched the streets of New York City, demanding the right to vote, better pay, and better working conditions. This act of unity and courage spread around the country and was a major contributor to the Women’s Suffrage Movement, both here in the United States and internationally.
Because of the incredible accomplishments of women, we could have written a whole book on the topic. But instead, we’ve compiled this short list you can use in your classroom when teaching about inspiring women. Which of these accomplished women do your students most identify with?
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