Great Women in American History

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Great Women In American History highlights twenty-three historical figures-including some famous, some not so famous-who had a profound impact on the development and character of our nation. The underlying theme of the book is how their faith and principles motivated these women to accomplish great things.

All periods of American history, various racial and ethnic backgrounds and a wide range of interests and occupations are respresented.

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Overview

Great Women In American History highlights twenty-three historical figures-including some famous, some not so famous-who had a profound impact on the development and character of our nation. The underlying theme of the book is how their faith and principles motivated these women to accomplish great things.

All periods of American history, various racial and ethnic backgrounds and a wide range of interests and occupations are respresented.

Each chapter, written in a conversational, anecdotal style, begins with a dramatic episode from the woman's life, followed by an in-depth look into her achievements. Illustrations and "Facts at a Glance" round out each biography.

This lively, readable book offers an alternative to the secularized history being promoted today in educational circles. Homeschoolers and students in both public and Christian schools will find Great Women In American History a valuable resource.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600661464
  • Publisher: WingSpread Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/28/2007
  • Pages: 222
  • Sales rank: 1,009,772
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author


DR. REBECCA PRICE JANNEY is a theologically trained historian and the author of 18 books including Who Goes There: A Cultural History of Heaven and Hell, Great Women in American History, Great Stories in American History, Harriet Tubman, and two young adult series as well as hundreds of articles in magazines and newspapers. She began writing professionally as a teenager when she covered the Philadelphia Phillies for a New Jersey newspaper. A graduate of Lafayette College, and Princeton Seminary, Rebecca received her D. Min. from Biblical Seminary. She resides with her husband and son in suburban Philadelphia.
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