- photo from American National Biography, quote from Biography Resource Center: "...an eloquent orator who broke racial barriers throughout her life, served three terms as a U.S. Democratic congresswoman from Texas in the 1970s. She gained national prominence and respect in 1974 as a freshman congresswoman on the House Judiciary Committee, whose members were considering, in nationally televised hearings, the impeachment of President Richard Nixon..."
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Welcome to San Antonio College Library. You will use the information in this guide to assist you with your assignment---researching and writing an essay on an influencial woman, a woman in history or a heroic woman of your choice.
Have fun with your research!
Begin by asking what facts do you know? What facts do you need to find out? Start with....
2. What did she do? What contributions did she make? What is her claim to fame? What motivated her?
3. When did she live?
4. Where did she live?
5. Why was she motivated? Why was she influencial? Why is she important to you and/or other people?
6. How did she make her contributions? How did she affect you?
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