Women in politics: A timeline

(State Dept./D. Thompson) March is Women’s History Month. Here’s a look at political milestones for U.S. women. (© Universal History Archive/UIG/Getty images) 1851–1920. Women’s suffrage started out as an anti-slavery movement, with Elizabeth Cady Stanton (right) and Susan B. Anthony leading the way. Women got the vote in 1920. Getting elected to Congress Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin ...
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