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by Ernest Thompson Seton


Woman's Power in History
(Gashkiewikwe')

[From 1920 edition of The Woodcraft Manual for Girls]

The Degree of Woman's Power in History may be conferred on any one who takes nine of these tests:

1. Name five great women rulers of the world, give their history, and tell something about them.

2. Name five great American women who have made history (the living included).

3. Name five great women scientists and state their claims to fame.

4. Name five great women inventors and state their claims to fame.

5. Name five great women educators and state their claims to fame.

6. Name five great women artists and state their claims to fame.

7. What was the real status of woman among the American Indians? (See "Book of Woodcraft.")

8. Name five great American Indian queens who achieved power by their personal force.

9. What countries now have Woman Suffrage?

10. What States in America have Woman Suffrage?

11. Write an essay of 1,500 to 3,000 words stating what you know of the Woman's Rights Movement, also your opinion as to the ultimate destiny and effect.

12. What recent changes have been made by law in your State to equalize the advantages and opportunities of men and women.

13. Explain community property law as affecting husband, wife, and children. What States have, this law? Where was its origin?

14. Tell what races traced descent from the mother--point out the traces of this in Greece-Sparta. Modern examples Pueblo Indians.

15. Explain difference and likeness between a feminist and a suffragist.

16. State whether mother is legally "next of kin" to her children in your State.

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