You probably know that the 19th Amendment (1920) granted American Women the right to vote….

But did you know that Wyoming territory passed full voting rights to women in 1869?

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And while Wyoming was in the forefront of women’s suffrage, did you know that 21 other states only granted women the right to vote with the passage of the 19th Amendment?

You probably know that five women have served on the U.S. Supreme Court…. But did you know that Sandra Day O’Connor was the first woman appointed to the Court?

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You may know that President Jimmy Carter issued the first Presidential Proclamation declaring the Week of March 8th 1980 as National Women’s History Week. …..

But did you know that Congress declared March as National Women’s History Month in 1987?

You probably know that Kamala Harris is the first African-American Woman to serve as Vice President of the United States. But did you know that Brooklyn’s own Shirley Chisholm was the first African American woman to serve in Congress? And that Ms. Chisholm was the first African American female candidate for a major-party nomination for President?

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