Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Marx, Trish.

New York : Margaret K. McElderry, 2006
IL 3-6
ISBN 0689862903
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Have you ever heard of Jeannette Rankin?  Maybe not but she was very important in her time.  She was actually the very first woman elected to Congress.  This was during a time when most states did not even allow women to vote!  She had promised to do all she could to change the law so that all women could vote.  And she promised never to vote for the United States to go to war.  What happened when the time came to vote for the United States to enter World War I?
SUBJECTS:     Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973.
                        Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
                        Women legislators -- United States -- Biography.
                        United States. Congress. House -- Biography.
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