Setting the Precedent: Four Women Who Excelled in Business

Grade Range: 4-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials, Interactives & Media
Date Posted: 3/11/2009

This website will introduce students to four American women who succeeded in business during the twentieth century. Students can read about their lives and accomplishments, and learn about their careers through short biographies, timelines and interactive games. Each woman (Freda Diamond, Estelle Ellis, Dorothy Shaver, and Brownie Wise) was exceptional in many respects, and each achieved a degree of visibility in her field enjoyed by few other women.

National Standards

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades K-4)

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)

Standards in History (Grades K-4)

United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)

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