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Jeannette Rankin: The Woman Who Voted No

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 4, 5
Page count: 4

Author

Shawn
Lake

Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 21, Num 7, March 1994

Story Summary

A nicely written biographical segment about Jeannette Rankin, suffragette and first woman elected to congress and the only congressional member who cast a no vote for sending our troops to war in World War I. She continued her activism for women's rights and pacifism throughout her life.