Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund provides scholarships and support for low-income women 35 and older across the U.S. to build better lives through college completion.

Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund provides scholarships and support for low-income women 35 and older across the U.S. to build better lives through college completion.

Jeannette Rankin; first American woman elected to Congress (November 7, 1916)

Jeannette Rankin: First Woman Elected to Congress

WWI, 2 April 1917; "Miss Jeannette Rankin, first woman in Congress" - The Bismarck Tribune

WWI, 2 April 1917; "Miss Jeannette Rankin, first woman in Congress" - The Bismarck Tribune

WWI, 2 April 1917, First woman takes seat in Congress, US; Miss Jeannette Rankin, of Montana, speaking from the balcony of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. | Library of Congress

WWI, 2 April 1917, First woman takes seat in Congress, US; Miss Jeannette Rankin, of Montana, speaking from the balcony of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. | Library of Congress

Jeannette Rankin was the first woman to serve in the U.S. Congress. She helped pass the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote, and was a committed pacifist.

Jeannette Rankin was the first woman to serve in the U.S. Congress. She helped pass the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote, and was a committed pacifist.

Jeannette Rankin, the first woman ever elected to Congress, faced enormous pressure to vote for the U.S. entry into World War I

As a vote on entering World War I approached, the only woman in Congress faced an agonizing choice

Jeannette Rankin, the first woman ever elected to Congress, faced enormous pressure to vote for the U.S. entry into World War I

Did Jeannette Rankin inspire other women to enter politics?    When viable female candidates run for major offices currently held by men, women became significantly more politically engaged in politics.

Did Jeannette Rankin inspire other women to enter politics?

Did Jeannette Rankin inspire other women to enter politics? When viable female candidates run for major offices currently held by men, women became significantly more politically engaged in politics.

9 Facts About Jeannette Rankin, the First Woman Elected to Congress

9 Facts About Jeannette Rankin, the First Woman Elected to Congress

Jeannette Rankin was sworn in 100 years ago as the first congresswoman - Vox

Jeannette Rankin was sworn in 100 years ago as the first congresswoman

Jeannette Rankin was sworn in 100 years ago as the first congresswoman - Vox

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