2010 National Women’s History Month Quiz

  1. Which President issued the first Presidential Proclamation declaring March as the first National Women’s History Week?
  2. In what year was the first Presidential Proclamation made that designated National Women’s History Week?
  3. Why was the week of March 8th chosen as the time for this celebration?
  4. In what year did Women’s History Week become Women’s History Month?
  5. What does the President do each year in celebration of National Women’s History Month?

Source: http://www.nwhp.org/whm_2010_copymaster.pdf

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  1. President Carter
  2. 1980
  3. March 8th is International Women’s Day
  4. 1987
  5. The President issues a National Women’s History Month Proclamation every March.