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Record Number of Women in Congress in 2013 - Women's Issues
With 20% of Senate Female, 113th Congress Shatters Previous Totals for .... South Carolina broke that final barrier by electing its first woman to the State Senate ...
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 Chisholm made history in 1972 as the first black woman to run for president, 35 years before Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama battled it out for the 2008 ...
http://womensissues.about.com/od/milestonesadvancements/a/ShirleyChisholm.htm
Sarah, Hillary, Michelle, Cindy - Influential Women in the 2008 ...
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 Online
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
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
First Woman to Vote Under the 19th Amendment - Women's History
Because women in New Jersey had the right to vote from 1776-1807, and there were no records kept of what time each voted in the first election there, the name  ...
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
Kim Campbell Biography - Canada Online - 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
Women in Space - Female Astronauts and Cosmonauts
A chronology of women in space - timeline of famous firsts for women astronauts, cosmonauts, space shuttle pilots and commanders, and more.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/aviationspace/a/timeline_space.htm
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