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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 ...
10 Firsts for Canadian Women in Government - Canada Online
Ten historical firsts - from the first Canadian woman member of parliament to ... Democratic Party and the first woman leader of a federal Canadian political party.
A Brief History of Political Advertising in the USA
It's fair to say that William J. Clinton was the first presidential candidate to effectively use more of the non-traditional forms of political ad. Rather than run a  ...
Milestones In Politics For American Women - US Politics on About.com
As Nancy Pelosi assumes leadership of the US House of Representatives today, the first woman to do so, let's look at other milestones for women in politics in ...
Kim Campbell Biography - Canada Online - About.com
Kim Campbell was Prime Minister of Canada for only four months, but she can take credit for a number of Canadian political firsts. Kim Campbell was the first ...
African-American Women in Politics - African-American History
By 1972, Jordan was elected to represent Texas in the House of Representatives , becoming the first woman to hold such as position. As a representative ...
The Year In Review, 2008 - US Politics on About.com
The year 2008 was a year of political firsts and economic lows. However, presidential politics, scandals, and Iraq were overshadowed by the worst economic ...
Watergate Scandal (1974) - US Political History
These illegal activities included campaign fraud, political espionage and ... After the first week of the hearings, the three networks rotated daily coverage; the ...
Top 10 Significant Presidential Elections
However, the election is truly an historic one with the nomination of the first African-American candidate by a major political party. In order to be included in this ...
Book Review: Almanac of Women and Minorities in American Politics
If you want to check for "notable firsts," with some basic information on the accomplishments of these political pioneers, this extensive collection is complete,  ...
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