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A woman in the House (and Senate) : how women came to the United States Congress, broke down barriers, and changed the country

by Cooper, Ilene.

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For the first 128 years of our country's history, not a single woman served in the Senate or House of Representatives. All of that changed, however, in November 1916, when Jeannette Rankin of Montana became the first woman elected to Congress--even before the Nineteenth Amendment gave women across t... Full description


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