POPSUGAR Love Women Quiz on America's Most Influential Women America's Most Influential Women: Do You Know Them? by Love and Sex 7/05/09 0 Shares Like us on Facebook America has not made it to its 233rd birthday with white-haired men alone. Women have played indispensable roles in civil rights, art, politics, and everything in between. Do you know who's responsible for what? Photo by Flickr User bobster855 America's Most Influential Women: Do You Know Them? She was known as the conductor of the underground railroad. Dorris Lessing Bessie Smith Harriet Tubman Rosa Parks An American birth control activist, she founded Planned Parenthood. Emily Blackwell Clara Barton Louisa May Alcott Margaret Sanger Beloved by libertarians, this novelist developed objectivism — a controversial philosphy, which asserts rational self-interest is vital to the common good. Ann Coulter Sarah Orne Jewett Nancy Regan Ayn Rand Though all but one of these women took their lives, they all made substantial literary contributions. Who died of natural causes? Anne Sexton Dorothy Parker Sylvia Plath Iris Chang She was president of the Wellesley Young Republicans, but went on to become one of the most influential women in American politics, as a Democrat. Nancy Pelosi Madeleine Albright Jackie Kennedy Hillary Clinton She was the first woman to run for the US presidency. Victoria Woodhull Margaret Wright Hillary Clinton Sarah Palin She was cofounder of the National Organization of Women (NOW) and wrote The Feminine Mystique. Jackie Kennedy Betty Friedan Phyllis Schlafly Gloria Steinem This woman was key to the survival of several early English settlements in Virginia. Martha Washington Phillis Wheatley Pocahontas Harriet Tubman Famous for her letters, this first lady wrote to her husband and asked him to "remember the ladies" in the new code of law. Betsy Ross Abigail Adams Eleanor Roosevelt Nancy Regan She was the key spokesperson for the 19th-century suffrage movement. Gertrude Stein Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Gwendolyn Brooks Susan B. Anthony Progress Read More Fourth Of JulyCultureWomenQuiz Women Kim Kardashian Doesn't Mind Objectifying Herself These 23 July Books Are Perfect Poolside Reads Did You Have an American Girl Doll? Well, You've Never Seen Them Like This . . . Do You Think These Tweets to E L James Are TOO Harsh? POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests. Get inspired with our daily newsletter Love and Sex DIY Home Food Tech Vegetarian Sign up with By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR. malina4ika 5 years cool test ...made me remember high school tests fever:)) malina4ika 5 years cool test ...made me remember high school tests fever:)) Amanda-La 5 years 7/10 Totally guessing on almost all of them. I sucked at history. eastcoastgirl 5 years 8/10 fun quiz! eastcoastgirl 5 years 8/10 fun quiz! teegaall 5 years Read about Clinton being a Young Republican in her book, Living History. :) Almost got "tricked" by the first woman that ran for US President because Palin & Clinton ran at the same time. Then I remembered that there was another woman that had ran before them, didn't know it was that long ago though. genesisrocks 5 years 7/10 that's passing, right? genesisrocks 5 years 7/10 that's passing, right? cg130 5 years woohoo 10/10, and I'm not even American!