March 8 is International Women’s Day. Try to match these women in history with the things they accomplished!
1. I was a poet and, in 1950, was the first African American to win a Pulitzer Prize.
2. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, I was an American labor organizer who worked on issues of poverty and unemployment.
3. I was an advocate for human rights and was on the committee that drafted the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights.
4. A pianist and singer, I composed more than 500 songs and was also part of the civil rights movement.
5. In 1965 I became the first woman of color elected to Congress.
a. Lucy Parsons
b. Patsy Mink
c. Gwendolyn Brooks
d. Eleanor Roosevelt
e. Nina Simone
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Answers: 1C, 2A, 3D, 4E, 5B
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