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Adventurous Women Throughout History
by Christine Bennet
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Did you know that Nellie Bly pretended to be insane so that she would be admitted into a women's lunatic asylum? She put herself in peril to expose the unfair, inhumane treatment the patients endured in the facility. Because of her selfless actions, her government decided to take swift measures to improve conditions for the mentally ill.
Her story is only one example of the numerous strong and inspirational women in history, though many of them remain little-known. These were the remarkable women who taught us to carry on no matter what obstacles we must face.
If you find yourself searching for strong female role models, in Adventurous Women Throughout History you’ll find them. There are well-known and unsung women, remarkable women who inspire and all with an attitude of women can do it.
Being a woman in society has never been easy. In Adventurous Women Throughout History, you will discover that despite the many limitations placed on them by the world, these were women who fought for what they believed in by defeating all odds.
Here’s a peek at some of the ladies in this book:
• the sea-faring lives of female pirates, Mary and Anne
• Jean Robertson and Kathleen Howell who literally drove into history
• the Aqua Queen - Annette Kellerman
• the life and disappearance of Amelia Earhart
• Ada Blackjack—the female Robinson Crusoe
…and so many more awe-inspiring stories of these women who made history.
Use this book as a guide and source of strength when you feel down or challenged. These foremothers of history are proof that you are forged of strong stuff.