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Wed Nov 7, 2012, 10:44 AM

Today in Peace and Justice history on November 7, 1916

Jeannette Rankin, a Republican from Missoula, Montana, became the first woman elected to the U.S. Congress. American women in 19 states had no voting rights whatsoever until passage of the 19th amendment four years later. Female Montanans had full voting
rights even before statehood (in 1889). see more peace history > http://www.peacebuttons.info/E-News/peacehistoryindex.htm

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