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Representative Jeannette Rankin: Suffragist in the House

Unlike other early women in Congress, Representative Jeannette Rankin of Montana came from a suffrage background with long experience as a lobbyist before her election in 1916. Learn how the first woman in Congress influenced the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote.

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