Leading the Way: Women in Power

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Title: Leading the Way: Women in Power
Author: Theresa Howell.
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Leading the Way: Women in Power

In this engaging and highly accessible compendium for young readers and aspiring power brokers, Virginia Senator Janet Howell and her daughter-in-law Theresa Howell spotlight the careers of fifty American women in politics &; and inspire readers to make a difference. With foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton.Meet some of the most influential leaders in America, including Jeannette Rankin, who, in 1916, became the first woman elected to Congress; Shirley Chisholm, the first African-American woman elected to Congress; Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to sit on the Supreme Court; and Bella Abzug, who famously declared, &;This woman&;s place is in the House . . . the House of Representatives!&; This engaging and wide-ranging collection of biographies highlights the actions, struggles, and accomplishments of more than fifty of the most influential leaders in American political history &; leaders who have stood up, blazed trails, and led the way.Features:Bella AbzugAbigail AdamsMadeleine AlbrightTammy BaldwinMary McLeod BethuneHattie Wyatt CarawaySoledad Chávez ChacónShirley ChisholmHillary Rodham Clinton Elizabeth DoleTammy DuckworthCrystal Bird FausetDianne FeinsteinGeraldine Ferraro Betty FordRuth Bader GinsburgElla T. GrassoNikki HaleyFannie Lou HamerKamala HarrisPatricia Roberts HarrisCarla HaydenMazie HironoDiane Humetewa Kay Bailey HutchisonBarbara JordanClare Boothe LuceWilma MankillerSusana MartinezPatsy Takemoto MinkCarol Moseley BraunAlexandria Ocasio-CortezSandra Day O&;ConnorNancy PelosiFrances PerkinsJeannette RankinCondoleezza RiceEleanor RooseveltIleana Ros-Lehtinen Nellie Tayloe RossSusanna Madora SalterLottie ShackelfordMargaret Chase SmithSonia SotomayorElizabeth Cady StantonMary Church TerrellElizabeth WarrenIda B. Wells-BarnettEdith WilsonVictoria Woodhull