Tituba has become a legend—but she was all too easy to scapegoat
It was the first major crisis faced by the alliance, and it shook member nations deeply.
It was at this small gathering where Elizabeth Cady Stanton and others let the discontent of their lives boil over—and decided to do something about it.
For these lucky survivors, the cavalry did arrive.
At first, colonists used trees as meeting places to protest and plan resistance. Then their significance grew.
Napoleon was eager to sell—but the purchase would end up expanding slavery in the U.S.
U.S. women served their country bravely during multiple wars. But once the fighting stopped, they were expected to step down.
In the late 1880s, Weldon was vilified as a harpy who was in love with Sitting Bull—both she and the Lakota leader would meet tragic fates.