The New York Public Library: Amazing Women in American History

What is the real story of Pocahontas? Did women soldiers fight in the Revolutionary War? Which women got rich in the California Gold Rush? When did the first woman astronaut go into space? These are just a few of the hundreds of questions about American women's history answered in this essential new reference. This book spans several centuries, from the lives of the earliest Native American women and the arrival of Europeans through the battles for women's rights to the appointment of the first woman on the U.S. Supreme Court.

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
18th Century and Earlier
19th Century (1800-1865)
19th Century (1866-1899)
20th Century (1900-1945)
20th Century (1946-1999)
Multicultural Topics
TRC format: 
Book