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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It took until 1916 for a woman, Republican Jeannette Rankin of Montana, to be elected to Congress.
Jeannette Rankin elected to the House as the first woman to serve in Congress.
1917 - Jeannette Rankin from Montana takes office as the first woman elected to the US Congress.
Caption: In the US House chamber, Representative Jeannette Rankin of Montana appears unmoved by an attempt to change her mind on the vote to declare war on Japan.
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.S.
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.
When Betsy Mulligan-Dague went to her first Veterans Day remembrance ceremony in Missoula, Montana in 2005, she worried that if the veterans recognized her as the executive director of the local Jeannette Rankin Peace Center, they might regard her as the enemy.
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.