Women In Congress, 1917-2017 (MOBI)

Women In Congress, 1917-2017 (MOBI)

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Updated through the end of the 114th Congress, Women in Congress, 1917-2017 is written for a general audience and researched using primary and secondary sources. The 2017 eBook edition is based on the 2006 print edition. A revised set of essays reflects the considerable increase in the number of women in Congress during the last decade. The eBook provides readers the opportunity to link to the Women in Congress exhibition page maintained by the Office of the Historian, at http://history.house.gov/Exhibition-and-Publications/WIC/Women-in-Congress/. Readers can access there the profiles of every individual woman Member from Jeannette Rankin onward as well as up-to-date data and statistics, artifacts, and lesson plans.

Table of Contents:

INTRODUCTION 1

PART I: FORMER WOMEN MEMBERS
Chapter I: “I’m No Lady, I’m a Member of Congress”:
Women Pioneers on Capitol Hill, 1917–1934 18

Chapter II: Onto the National Stage: Congresswomen
in an Age of Crises, 1935–1954 136

Chapter III: A Changing of the Guard: Traditionalists,
Feminists, and the New Face of Women in Congress, 1955 –1976 324

Chapter IV: Assembling, Amplifying, and Ascending:
Recent Trends Among Women in Congress, 1977–2006 542

PART II: CURRENT WOMEN MEMBERS 779

APPENDICES 930

INDEX; 1000

 

Audience: Historians, students studying political/governmental history and/or women's studies, and anyone with an interest in the women who have served in Congress would enjoy this publication.

Keywords: first wave feminists, women in congress, first women in congress, first woman in congress, women in the House of Representatives, women in the Senate, Congresswomen history, second wave feminists, feminists and government

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