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Record Number of Women in Congress in 2013 - Women's Issues
The Senate also tops out with a record number of women -- 20 (16D, 4R) in the 113th Congress, making that body fully 1/5th female for the first time in history.
http://womensissues.about.com/od/thepoliticalarena/a/Record-Number-Of-Women-In-Congress-In-2013-In-Both-House-Senate.htm
Shirley Chisholm: 1st Black Woman to Run for President
Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm was a political figure who was decades ahead of her time. As a woman and a person of color, she has a long lists of firsts to her ...
http://womensissues.about.com/od/milestonesadvancements/a/ShirleyChisholm.htm
Sarah, Hillary, Michelle, Cindy - Women's Issues - About.com
The first woman to appear on the GOP ticket as vice president. The first viable female presidential candidate who also became the closest runner-up in history.
http://womensissues.about.com/od/thepoliticalarena/tp/SarahHillaryMichelleCindy.htm
10 Firsts for Canadian Women in Government - Canada News
Ten historical firsts - from the first Canadian woman member of parliament to the first woman Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.
http://canadaonline.about.com/od/womeningovernment/a/firstswomengov.htm
First Woman to Vote Under the 19th Amendment - Women's History
An often-asked question: who was the first woman in the United States to vote -- the first woman to cast a ballot -- the first female voter? Because women in New ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/suffrage/a/1st_1920_vote.htm
First American Woman to Vote - Claimants - Women's History
A list of claimants for the title of the first female voter in the United States.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/suffrage/a/1st_woman_vote.htm
Women Candidates for President of the United States
What woman ran for US president first? And which women have run since? Find a list of the female candidates for US president here.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/publicofficials/tp/ran_for_president.htm
Kim Campbell Biography - Canada News - About.com
Kim Campbell was the first woman to be Prime Minister of Canada. She can also claim other firsts for Canadian women in government.
http://canadaonline.about.com/cs/primeminister/p/pmkimcampbell.htm
Jeannette Rankin: Biography of First Woman Elected to Congress
An in-depth biography of Jeannette Rankin, the feminist and pacifist who became the first woman elected to Congress.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/congress/a/jeanette_rankin.htm
Female Heads of State | Modern Women in Power in Asia
Sirimavo Bandaranaike of Sri Lanka (1916-2000) was the first woman to become head of government in a modern state. She was the widow of Ceylon's former ...
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/profilesofasianleaders/tp/Female-Heads-of-State-Asia.htm
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