On this day in History 3/4

On this day in 1917, Rankin became the first female elected to the US Congress.
Jeannette Rankin takes her seat in the House of Representatives as the first woman elected to serve in Congress. The Montana Republican will vote against entry into World War I, and for women’s voting rights.

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