1. Who was the valedictorian of the college, and what is the topic of the valedictorian's speech?
The valedictorian of the college is Anne Alexander. In her valedictorian address, she talks about the futures that lie in store for all the graduates.
2. Who starts the Waynesboro Women's Club, and whom do they recruit to join?
The Waynesboro Women's Club is started by Rebecca Lowrey, Agatha Pinney, Louisa Tucker, and Susan Crenshaw. They recruit Anne and Sally to join the club on their graduation day.
3. Where does Amanda attend college, and how does she plan to pay for her degree?
Amanda earns her degree from Oberlin College. She plans to pay for her degree by teaching in Waynesboro to repay her debt.
4. In the first chapter titled "1868," whom do Sally and Anne visit to invite into the club? Why do those invited choose to accept the invitation?
In the first chapter titled "1868," Sally and Anne visit sisters Caroline and Lavinia Gardiner with an invitation to join the club. Both Caroline and Lavinia decide to accept so that their friendships might further the future career of Douglas, their nephew.
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