By Donna Langston

A to Z of yankee ladies Leaders and Activists positive factors U.S. govt officers, country and native officeholders in addition to suffragist leaders, women's liberation leaders, and leaders in different sociopolitical activities. simple biographical details is integrated in each one of virtually one hundred fifty entries, besides an in-depth research of every woman's achievements and contributions. This one-stop source comprises feedback for extra interpreting and correct sites.

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S. military involvement in the Vietnam War. She withheld 60 percent of her income—the amount of the federal budget that the government devoted to military expenditures—and the Internal Revenue Service responded by placing liens on her house and cars. She continued to with14 hold her taxes for a decade. In 1964, she played at a benefit concert to oppose Proposition Fourteen, which would have allowed segregated housing in California. When she showed up at the Free Speech Movement protest at the University of California, Berkeley, the police waited until she left the occupied building before arresting 800 students.

D. program at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where she studied constitutional history and completed a law degree. After completing her doctorate in 1966, she taught at Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, first as an assistant and then an associate professor of history. In 1970, she became the director of Afro-American Studies at the University of Maryland in College Park. Within a few years she rose to the position of provost of the university and 23 BETHUNE, MARY MCLEOD became the highest-ranking African-American woman on campus.

Collison, Michele. ” Black Issues in Higher Education 16, no. 7 (May 27, 1999): 24. Greenwood, Monique. ” Essence 28, no. 10 (February 1998): 148. Height, Dorothy. ” Essence 24, no. 10 (February 1994): 102. BLACK, SHIRLEY JANE TEMPLE King, John. Mary McLeod Bethune: A Woman of Vision and Distinction. : General Commission on Archives, 1988. Newsome, Clarence. ” Journal of Religious Thought 49, no. 1 (fall 1992): 7. Ê BLACK, SHIRLEY JANE TEMPLE (1928– ) Ambassador, Actress Shirley Temple Black, the first woman in the history of the United States to serve as chief of protocol, did so during the administration of President Gerald Ford.

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