What Do You Know ... About Atlantic Women’s History?

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Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

To close out Women’s History Month, we’ve compiled stories written by influential women throughout The Atlantic’s 160-year history. Over the years, first ladies, abolitionists, award-winning novelists, foreign policy leaders, and other female luminaries—including Julia Ward Howe, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Charlotte Forten, Pearl S. Buck, Helen Keller, Eleanor Roosevelt, Arianna Huffington, Samantha Power, Chimamanda Adichie, and Michelle Obama—have authored stories on a diverse range of topics.

Check out the ways in which these women have contributed to The Atlantic’s—and the world’s—rich history in the articles linked above, and then test your memory:

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