SANDRA DAY O’CONNOR – AN EXEMPLARY LIFE

FIRST WOMAN U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICE

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Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman on the U.S. Supreme Court, has led a life of purpose—one that is a shining example of dedication, fairness and perseverance. That is why Seneca Women has partnered with iCivics—the digital, game-based civics curriculum for American school children—to produce a lesson segment based on Justice O’Connor’s life. You can get a preview below; for the full, interactive lesson, go to www.icivics.org/our-founder

From Cowgirl to the Court

She grew up on a remote cattle ranch, led her class as a top law student and eventually was appointed to the US Supreme Court. Learn about Sandra Day O’Connor’s remarkable life in this video. See more videos at www.icivics.org/our-founder

Click on the Images Below to Explore the Life of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor

  1930  - The Lazy B Ranch

1930 - The Lazy B Ranch

  1957  - A Career in Law and Public Service

1957 - A Career in Law and Public Service

  1948  - College Life

1948 - College Life

  1981  - Making History

1981 - Making History

  1952  - Her First Job

1952 - Her First Job

  2009  - iCivics—and Beyond

2009 - iCivics—and Beyond