The first woman from Connecticut to be elected to US Congress, the first woman appointed to a major ambassadorial post abroad, an author, and a playwright.
A social and political reformer in Portland, Oregon, and the first woman elected to the US Congress from Oregon state.
Democratic Socialist politician, the youngest woman ever to serve in the United States Congress.
A Democratic Congresswoman from California, the first female Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.
Politician, educator, author, the first African-American woman elected to the US Congress and the first major-party African-American candidate to run for the presidential nomination.
A feminist lawyer, civil rights activist, and Congresswoman who served in the House of Representatives from NY.
A lawyer, educator, and politician. The first black US Congresswoman from the Deep South.
The first woman to be elected to the US Congress, instrumental in promoting women’s right to vote and an anti-war activist.