A History of Women's Achievement in America

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The unique and independent American woman: adventurer... pioneer... poet... mother... educator... artist... freedom fighter. A History of Women's Achievement in America examines the 400-year history of American women's inspiring accomplishments and victories.

Without the American woman's pioneering fortitude, the early colonies at Jamestown and Plymouth Plantation, would not have survived. From then on, millions of American pioneer women would push the frontier ever forward. Destined to play an essential role in the shaping of the United States; American women forged an identity unlike any other in the world. That identity found a voice as they created great literature and science.

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 The Making of a New World29 minutes$6.00
 1621 - Women Help Found the English Colonies6 minutes$2.00
 1650 - Anne Hutchinson and Anne Bradstreet Use New Found American Independence to Express Themselves5 minutes$2.00
 1773 - Phillis Wheatley Becomes America's First Black Woman Poet4 minutes$2.00
 1776 - Abigail Adams and the Female Patriots4 minutes$2.00
 1805 - Sacagawea, Interpreter and Guide, Aids Lewis and Clark3 minutes$2.00
 The Era of Women's Firsts28 minutes$6.00
 1836 - Hispanic-American Juana Briones Establishes San Francisco3 minutes$2.00
 1837 - Mary Lyon Founds Mount Holyoke, the First Women's College5 minutes$2.00
 1846 - Susan Magoffin Travels the Santa Fe Trail4 minutes$2.00
 1847 - Maria Mitchell is the First Scientist to Discover a Comet Using a Telescope5 minutes$2.00
 1849 - Amelia Bloomer Publishes The Lily, the First National Magazine for Women4 minutes$2.00
 1851 - Sojourner Truth Addresses a Women's Rights Convention in Ohio3 minutes$2.00
 Women Speak Out29 minutes$6.00
 1852 - Harriet Beecher Stowe Writes Uncle Tom's Cabin3 minutes$2.00
 1852 - Emily Dickinson Publishes First Poem3 minutes$2.00
 1856 - Harriet Tubman Becomes the Most Notorious Underground Railroad Conductor3 minutes$2.00
 1868 - Louisa May Alcott Writes Little Women4 minutes$2.00
 1872 - Susan B. Anthony is Arrested for Voting2 minutes$2.00
 1881 - Clara Barton Founds the American Red Cross3 minutes$2.00
 1885 - Annie Oakley, Calamity Jane, Belle Starr and the Women of the Wild, Wild West4 minutes$2.00
 America Enters the World of Nations28 minutes$6.00
 1889 - Jane Addams Founds Hull House in Chicago3 minutes$2.00
 1889 - Nellie Bly Goes Around the World in 72 Days4 minutes$2.00
 1891 - Mary Cassatt's First Solo Art Show in Paris3 minutes$2.00
 1893 - Ida B. Wells-Barnett Crusades Against Black Lynching in America2 minutes$2.00
 1904 - Gertrude Pridgett (Ma Rainey) introduces the Blues3 minutes$2.00
 1905 - Isadora Duncan Opens First School of Modern Dance3 minutes$2.00
 1912 - Juliette Gordon Low Founds the Girl Scouts of America3 minutes$2.00
 Women Begin to Transform Themselves29 minutes$6.00
 1916 - Jeannette Rankin Becomes the First Woman Elected to the U.S. Congress3 minutes$2.00
 1920 - Women Gain the Right to Vote3 minutes$2.00
 1920 - Edith Wharton Wins a Pulitzer Prize for The Age of Innocence4 minutes$2.00
 1928 - Margaret Mead Publishes Coming of Age in Samoa4 minutes$2.00
 1929 - Georgia O'Keeffe Visits New Mexico for the First Time4 minutes$2.00
 1932 - Amelia Earhart Flies the Atlantic Ocean Solo2 minutes$2.00
 1935 - Mary McLeod Bethune Founds the National Council of Negro Women4 minutes$2.00
 America Becomes a Super Power29 minutes$6.00
 1936 - Eleanor Roosevelt Transforms the Role of First Lady3 minutes$2.00
 1942 - "Rosie the Riveter" joins the War Effort3 minutes$2.00
 1950 - Babe Didrikson named Woman Athlete of the Half Century4 minutes$2.00
 1950 - Margaret Chase Smith Stands Up to Joseph McCarthy with Declaration of Conscience Speech3 minutes$2.00
 1950 -Gwendolyn Brooks Wins the Pulitzer Prize4 minutes$2.00
 1955 - Rosa Parks Refuses to Give Up Her Seat on a Montgomery Bus to a White Passenger3 minutes$2.00
 1956 - Tennis-Pro Althea Gibson Becomes the First African American Woman to Win Grand Slam Tourney3 minutes$2.00
 American Women Find their Voice28 minutes$6.00
 1959 - Lorraine Hansberry's Play A Raisin in the Sun is Produced4 minutes$2.00
 1963 - Betty Friedan Launches the New Women's Movement5 minutes$2.00
 1967 - Lynn Margulis Explains the Origin of Complex Biological Live3 minutes$2.00
 1969 - Joan Ganz Cooney Launches Sesame Street3 minutes$2.00
 1973 - Roe v. Wade Strikes Down Anti-Abortion Laws3 minutes$2.00
 1978 - Hispanic Golfer Nancy Lopez Wins Her First LPGA Championship2 minutes$2.00
 1981 - Women in the Legal System and Sandra Day O'Connor3 minutes$2.00
 A New Age of Equality28 minutes$6.00
 1985 - Wilma Mankiller Becomes Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation4 minutes$2.00
 1986 - Oprah Winfrey Initiates a New Era for Women in Television5 minutes$2.00
 1989 - Asian American Amy Tan Publishes The Joy Luck Club4 minutes$2.00
 1997 - Madeleine Albright Begins a New Era for Women in American Leadership3 minutes$2.00
 1998 - Pleasant Rowland Sells the American Girl Company4 minutes$2.00
 2001- Linda Alvarado Wins the Horatio Alger Award3 minutes$2.00


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