HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Topics » Arts & Humanities » American History (Group) » Today in Peace and Justic...

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

0 replies, 658 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Reply to this thread