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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
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
First Woman to Vote Under the 19th Amendment - Women's History
First woman to vote under the 19th Amendment and woman suffrage in the United States: who and where was she?
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 in Space - Timeline - Women's History - About.com
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
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 on the Supreme Court of the United States
First Woman Appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court (1981): On July 7, 1981, President Ronald Reagan nominated Sandra Day O'Connor to be the first woman on ...
http://history1900s.about.com/od/1980s/qt/firstwomansupreme.htm
Women in Space - Female Astronauts and ... - Women's History
Women Astronauts - Pictures Photographs of women astronauts, women who have flown in space. Jerrie Cobb Jerrie Cobb, a woman pilot, was the first woman  ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/aviationspace/
Women in Aviation - Timeline - Women's History - About.com
1784 - Elisabeth Thible becomes the first woman to fly - in a hot air balloon. 1798 - Jeanne Labrosse is the first woman to solo in a balloon. 1809 - Marie ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/aviationpilots/a/av_timeline.htm
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