Re: Who started GSUSA? Do they credit Baden-Powell?
Gino Lucrezi (lucrezi@DSIAQ1.ING.UNIVAQ.IT)
Thu, 23 Mar 1995 18:08:16 +0000
> This new movement was just the sort of thing that appealed to Juliette
> Low, and soon she was back in Scotland, leading a Guide group of her own.
> The first troop meeting of Girl Scouts was in Savannah on March 12,
> 1912. In no time, troops were forming elsewhere. By the time of World
> War I, there were enough Girl Scouts in the United States to make a real
> contribution to the war effort. These girls helped to realize Juliette
> Low's dream of girls' learning to be active, vital citizens of their country.
Why did she choose to found "Girl Scouts" instead of Girl Guides (as they
were called in UK)?
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