Harriet Beecher Stowe, An American Character

March 21st, 2012 by

For Women’s History Month, A More Perfect Blog will feature profiles of influential and heroic female leaders from our middle school curriculum, Being An American: Exploring the Ideals That Unite Us. Use the profiles to start a class discussion on what makes a hero and how each of the people we describe is heroic. Harriet Read more…

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, An American Character

March 20th, 2012 by

For Women’s History Month, A More Perfect Blog will feature profiles of influential and heroic female leaders from our middle school curriculum, Being An American: Exploring the Ideals That Unite Us. Use the profiles to start a class discussion on what makes a hero and how each of the people we describe is heroic. Elizabeth Read more…

Anne Hutchinson, An American Character

March 16th, 2012 by

For Women’s History Month, A More Perfect Blog will feature profiles of influential and heroic female leaders from our middle school curriculum, Being An American: Exploring the Ideals That Unite Us. Use the profiles to start a class discussion on what makes a hero and how each of the people we describe is heroic. Anne Read more…

Dorothea Dix, An American Character

March 9th, 2012 by

For Women’s History Month, A More Perfect Blog will feature profiles of influential and heroic female leaders from our middle school curriculum, Being An American: Exploring the Ideals That Unite Us. Use the profiles to start a class discussion on what makes a hero and how each of the people we describe is heroic. Dorothea Read more…

Rosa Parks, The First Lady of Civil Rights

March 2nd, 2012 by

Rosa Parks, ‘The First Lady of Civil Rights’ “Don’t ride the bus today, don’t ride it for freedom.” This was written on the flyers plastered around the city of Montgomery on December 5, 1955: the day that Rosa Parks would be tried for her crime of refusing to give up her seat to a white Read more…