BREAKING BARRIERS IN HISTORY​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​Isabella Beecher Hooker


"Every woman has rights as a human being first, which belong to no sex,

and ought to be as freely conceded to her as if she were a man."

~ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Isabella Beecher Hooker


Full-length portrait of Isabella Beecher Hooker – Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Sewall Collection

Isabella Beecher Hooker

Isabella Beecher fought to break the barriers to Gender Equality, dedicated her life’s work to women's suffrage movement and empowerment of women.  She helped to give Connecticut women property and marriage rights and helped to give all women of America the right to vote. Her passion for equality reshaped America, improved Women's Rights.

​​​​​​​Isabella Beecher Hooker is one of the heroes of Women's Suffrage in United States who made it possible passage of 19th Amendment to the Constitutions of United States granting women the right to vote.


Isabella Beecher Hooker threw herself into the woman's rights movement among the earliest, some sixty years ago, and she labored with all her splendid energies in that great cause all the rest of her life
~ Mark Twain (Autobiographical dictation, 1 March 1907. Published in Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 3 (University of California Press, 2015)


Mikail Aliyev 

Breaking Barriers in History​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​Isabella Beecher Hooker

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