#GoodRead | The U.S. Elected The First Woman To Congress 100 Years Ago

by U.S. Congress [public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

by U.S. Congress [public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

"The U.S. Elected The First Woman To Congress 100 Years Ago":

The United States could make history by electing its first woman president on Tuesday, which echoes a different landmark the country reached exactly one hundred years ago — electing the first woman to Congress.

The people of Montana elected Jeannette Rankin (R) to the House of Representatives on Nov. 7, 1916. Born and raised in the state, Rankin worked as a social worker before committing herself to the fight for women’s suffrage.

Read Adam Hamze's full article at The Huffington Post here…