Jeannette Rankin


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Noun1.Jeannette Rankin - leader in the women's suffrage movement in MontanaJeannette Rankin - leader in the women's suffrage movement in Montana; the first woman to serve in the United States House of Representatives (1880-1973)
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1917 - Jeannette Rankin from Montana takes office as the first woman elected to the US Congress.
Jeannette Rankin of Montana becomes the first woman elected to the House of Representatives.
Case in point: when Jeannette Rankin became the first woman ever elected to the U.
The sixth book in the series, Bold Women in Montana History presents the stories of Blackfeet warrior Running Eagle; Native American rights champion Elouise Cobell; the bronc-riding Greenough sisters; Jeannette Rankin, America's first congresswoman; and much more.
If it goes her way, Clinton could become president - 100 years and a day after Jeannette Rankin became the first woman elected to the US Congress.
Jared Charbonneau placed second in junior individual website on Jeannette Rankin.
Jeannette Rankin--Hailing from the state of Montana, Jeannette Rankin was anything but ordinary.
In 1916, Republican Jeannette Rankin of Montana became the first woman elected to Congress.
When Jeannette Rankin was elected in 1916, not all women had the right to vote.
1) Jeannette Rankin (R-MT) has the distinction of being the first woman elected to serve in Congress.
Growing up as a third generation WILPFer, with a grandmother who marched for women's suffrage, and a mother who marched with my grandmother at the age of 10 (and also went with her in 1917 to witness the seating of Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to the United States Congress) it is not surprising that the "feminist" part of "ecofeminism" came quite naturally to me.
The only person who did not vote for war was pacifist Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin who had also voted against war with Japan.