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Quiz Yourself

How much do you know about Women’s History? My answer? Not as much as I thought. Try some of the quizzes listed below and find out how much you didn’t know.

-Michelle Abbott, Associate Professor of GHC

Fun Trivia WHM Quiz

“How Well Do You Know Women’s History?” From Time Magazine

National Women’s History Project Quizzes

Women’s History Trivia Quiz

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Women’s History Month has officially begun

“…on the face of human history, Women’s History Month is not a beauty mark, but a scar. It is a sign of past hurt and continued healing. I hope for the day the scar vanishes into history and is visible no more.”

-Karen Swallow Prior, The Atlantic, 2013

Women’s History Month has officially begun for 2017, but do we, as a society, really want this month long commemoration?

Read Karen Swallow Prior’s “The End of Women’s History Month,” written in 2013 for The Atlantic. Prior is a professor of English at Liberty University and a research fellow with the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention.

Do you know these women?

Most people have heard the term “suffragette,” and Susan B. Anthony’s name is synonymous with women’s rights, but do you know Mrs. Pankhurst? Alice Paul? Over the next months, I plan to introduce you to many of the heroes in the fight for Women’s Rights, and not all of them are women!

If you have suggestions for other Women’s History topics, please share them with me. It’s my hope that this blog will provide our GHC community with an online venue to expand on the exploration of Women’s History happening in our on-campus events.

-Michelle Abbott, Associate Professor of English, GHC

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Image: WSPU leaders, Annie Kenney (left) and Christabel Pankhurst