Children study the Founding Fathers and presidents like George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. They discover the stories behind major national holidays and mileposts of American history. Yet female historical figures fare poorly in classroom curricula and textbooks, and no national holiday honors the accomplishments of a woman. Boys grow up thinking that public leaders look like them, but rarely are girls taught to envision themselves as leaders and innovators.
These resources are designed to help teachers and others integrate women’s political history and leadership into their lesson plans and program activities.
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