Jeannette Rankin

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leader in the women's suffrage movement in Montana


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The following year, when the staff at the Jeannette Rankin Peace Center was considering whom to honor with its annual Peacemaker Award, the decision was unanimous.
In 1916, Republican Jeannette Rankin of Montana became the first woman elected to Congress.
When Jeannette Rankin was elected in 1916, not all women had the right to vote.
(1) Jeannette Rankin (R-MT) has the distinction of being the first woman elected to serve in Congress.
Growing up as a third generation WILPFer, with a grandmother who marched for women's suffrage, and a mother who marched with my grandmother at the age of 10 (and also went with her in 1917 to witness the seating of Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to the United States Congress) it is not surprising that the "feminist" part of "ecofeminism" came quite naturally to me.
The only person who did not vote for war was pacifist Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin who had also voted against war with Japan.
Jeannette Rankin's message of peace certainly has a way of getting around--especially when it comes in the form of A Single Woman, in which the actress Jeanmarie Simpson stirringly resurrects Rankin, the first woman elected to the U.S.
Sarah and Rand, plus the disciples of Rush, Glenn and similar entertainers, want back an America before it was transformed by troublemakers who labored for universal suffrage, the end of slavery, workers' rights, public schools and public parklands, and who sided with Frederick Douglass, Eugene Debs, Norman Thomas, Jeannette Rankin, Jane Addams, Emma Goldman, Robert La Follette, Dorothy Day, Emily Balch, Martin Luther King Jr., Harvey Milk, Howard Zinn, and a long list of democratizers who stayed unbent or unbowed.
Representative Jeannette Rankin (RMT) cast her first vote against war in 1917.
Can we better grasp international conflict by scrutinizing motion pictures or does Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin's aphorism, "You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake," exasperate the problem.
Jeannette Rankin is an inspiring biography of a political leader from Montana.
In 1917, three years before the 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote, Jeannette Rankin began her term as a congresswoman from Montana the first female elected to Congress.
Jeannette Rankin grew up on a ranch near Missoula, Montana, with what used to be called "pioneer spirit." That meant that she did what had to be done, without regard to age or gender.
1916: Jeannette Rankin of Montana is elected to the U.S.
It is curious, then, that the handful of published biographies of Jeannette Rankin have been so disappointing; either frank hagiography or two-dimensional treatments by doctoral students.