Why did Abigail Adams urge her husband to "remember the ladies?" Why was Harriet Tubman called the "Moses" of her people? Who founded the American Red Cross? These are but a few of the questions answered in "Great Women in American History." Throughout U.S. history, women such as Susan B. Anthony, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sojourner Truth, and Helen Keller, became inspirations for thousands of women everywhere.Their causes were many: Equal rights, the abolition of slavery, the caring of our wounded soldiers during wartime and most importantly, providing leadership and strength during tumultuous times. These and many other women have made important contributions to the United States of America and paved the way for future generations. Grade Level: 6-12. 30 minutes.