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  • Elizabeth Blackwell

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    Elizabeth Blackwell Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female physician in America, struggled with sexual prejudice to earn her place in history. She was born in Bristol, England on February 3, 1821 to a liberal and wealthy family. She was the third daughter in a family of nine children. Her father, Samuel Blackwell, believed in the value of education and knowledge and hired a governess for the girls, even though many girls were not educated in those days. In 1832, the family sugar cane plantation

  • Elizabeth Blackwell

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    Elizabeth Blackwell 	Elizabeth Blackwell was a great woman. She was the first woman to receive a Medical degree in America. She opened an Infirmary for women and children in New York.Elizabeth Blackwell was born on February 3 1821 in Bristol, England. But was raised differently then most children at this time. See women were treated differently than men. Women were given little education and were not allowed to hold important positions. They were not allowed to be doctors, bankers, or lawyers

  • Elizabeth Blackwell

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    remodeled.” -Elizabeth Blackwell. Elizabeth Blackwell is best known for being the first woman to graduate from a medical college in the United States. In doing so, she paved the road for the higher education of women in the United States, and because of her there are currently 661,400 female doctors in the United States ("Women in Medicine: How Female Doctors have Changed the Face of Medicine"). Her character and determination inspired thousands of women to become doctors. Elizabeth Blackwell was strong-

  • Elizabeth Blackwell

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    When Elizabeth Blackwell graduated from Geneva Medical School in 1849, she became the first woman doctor in the United States. When she enrolled in the Medical Register of the United Kingdom, this made her Europe’s first modern woman doctor. Elizabeth Blackwell was born in 1821 in Bristol, England. She was one of nine children and her father was a very prosperous sugar refiner. Her family immigrated to New York City in 1832. Her family was very active in the abolitionist movement in New York. Her

  • Elizabeth Blackwell Biography

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    ELIZABETH BLACKWELL Elizabeth Blackwell came to New York with her family at the age of 11. Elizabeth was practicing to be a teacher there. She was born February 3, 1821. Elizabeth never wanted to become a doctor. Every time she felt ill she would just go inside a closet and sit there until she felt better or she would just go for a walk outside. Elizabeth was actually repulsed by body parts. One day at school, her science class was examining a bull’s eye and she started to feel a little disgusted

  • A Brief Biography Of Elizabeth Blackwell

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    Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell was a women’s right leader and her family was prominent in emerging the women’s right movement. Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to become a doctor, which made her an outlier. An outlier is someone who is usually successful or different from others in a group. For example, she stands out during the women’s reform. She had a very hard time getting into a college because she was a woman but she never gave up, thats what also made her an outlier. Blackwell had a very

  • Elizabeth Garret Anderson and Her Influence on Women´s Rights

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    women of this time, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, spent most of her life employing some of the most important duties that women had so longed for throughout this time. She furthered her education, had a profound career in medicine, and raised a family—all while being an active supporter of the women’s suffrage movement. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson helped shape the image that women could hold prominent careers, be active members among society, and keep a household running. Elizabeth Garrett was born in

  • Biography Of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

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    A very important scientist in the world was Elizabeth Garrett Anderson. She promoted women’s rights and supported women in every way. She was the first women in her country to be on the East London School Board. She was very inspired by a women named Elizabeth Blackwell, who was the first woman in America to graduate from medical school. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson was an English Physician. She was the first woman to do many things in the medical field. She was very inspirational to women all around

  • Analysis Of Lucy Stone's Equal Rights

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    does not take long to realize that people who fight for they believe in or attempt to change the opinion of others, have a very difficult life. Women during the 1800s were no an exception to this. However, women like Lucy Stone, Susan Anthony and Elizabeth Stanton were willing to make that sacrifice. The sacrifice made by these women led to many rights that women have today. Lucy Stone is probably not as well known as Anthony and Stanton. However, Lucy had the ability to manage the life of a leader

  • The American Revolution: The Changing Role of Women

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    The Changing Role of Women: Identify the new ways that women were involved in society in the United States. Be sure to include organizations that developed, meetings they held and actions they took, and results of those actions. As the century immediately following the American Revolution, the 19th century experienced a rise in feminism as it harbored the first feminist movement in America. Although some women chose to embrace their “roots” by retaining their domestic sphere of influence, many