Annie Jump Cannon: An Influential Woman

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To begin, Annie was born December 11, 1863 in Dover, Delaware, U. S. She was the first woman in her family to go to college. Annie went to Wellesley college and studied physics and astronomy, later graduating in 1884. For the next 10 years, she lived at home, caring for her mother and doing some traveling, photograph, and some interest in music. Annie went back to Wellesley college in 1893, for a year of advanced study in astronomy. She also went to Radcliffe to continue more of her studies, for 2 years, (Britannica). One of the reasons Annie jump Cannon is an influential woman to me is because of how hard she worked in college and continue to study. Many women did not go college and for some that did learning about a difficult was work.
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