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Mary Wollstonecraft

British, wrote A Vindication of the Rights of Women, A Vindication on the Rights of Men, women are equal but have inferior education, mother of Mary Shelley


Lucretia Mott

Quaker, abolitionist and women's activist, had to sit in separate area at Worlds antislavery convention, founded swath more college, mentor of Elizabeth Cady Stanton


Sojourner Truth

Born Isabella Baumfree, a slave, famous speech- Ain't I a Woman proclaimed "As much muscle as any man"


John Stuart Miller and Harriet Taylor Miller

John wrote On Liberty and Utilitarianism, and The Subjection of Women. Wife was partner in many essays he wrote including The Enfranchisement of Women


Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Wrote Declaration of Sentiments for Seneca Falls. Written to parallel Declaration of Independence


Susan B Anthony

Co-founded women's temperance society wrote the journal The Revolution with ECS formed National Woman Suffrage Association. Arrested for voting in 1872 presidential election


Emmeline Pankhurst

One of the founders of Women's Social and Political Union in uk, used hunger strikes where they wouldn't eat until released from prison


Margaret Sanger

Founded American Birth Control League (Planned Parenthood), wrote "What Every Mother Should Know" and "What Every Girl Should Know" and the newsletter The Woman Rebel


Virginia Woolf

Wrote Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse and the essay A Room of One's Own (story of Judith Shakespeare, sis of WS) Also Three Guineas


Simone de Beauvoir

French, wrote The Second Sex- •"One is not born a woman, but becomes one." (2 parts- "facts and myths" and "live and experience") lover of Jean-Paul Sartre