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Emmeline Pankhurst - Political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement.

Emmeline Pankhurst, leader of the British suffragette movement, was born on this day in 1858

The Holocaust was one of the worst times in history and is a tough subject to teach. Here is a list of Holocaust movies for middle school and high school that are PG-13 or under.

Holocaust Movies for Middle School and High School

Hollywood has pushed out some impressive historical dramas. Here are some great quality historical movies for junior high and high school, under R.

Dr. Eliza Ann Grier was the first Black American woman licensed to practice medicine in Georgia.

Elizabeth Ann Grier, the first African-American woman licensed to practice medicine in Georgia. She was an emancipated slave who alternated every year of her medical education with a year of picking cotton in order to pay for her training.

Edmonia Lewis 1844-1907 [Lesbian] -as the first African American and Native American woman to gain fame and recognition as a sculptor in the international fine arts world.

Carte-de-visite portrait of Edmonia Lewis African American Sculptor. She had a Chippewa mother and a free black father; orphaned at age twelve, she was adopted. She studied in Rome and worked and exhibited with Harriet Hosmer, and others.

Golda Meir.. PM during 6 day war..

I absuloutely LOVE Golda Meir! Golda Meir: first female Prime Minister of Israel.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the current President of Liberia and first African female Head of State. Sirleaf was awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, jointly with Leymah Gbowee of Liberia and Tawakel Karman of Yemen. The women were recognized "for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work."

Nobel Peace Prize: profile of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf - Liberia's first female president & the world's first black female president

It's amazing how she can still smile even though she waits on the Franks and Vaan Pels so much  -Josh Z.

Painfully shy, awesomely brave, the unknown heroine behind Anne Frank's diary

Miep Gies, Start with hair curled but down and perhaps clipped up on the side. Still curled but pinned back (as seen in the picture).