Women Firsts in US Government

This year the United States reached another historical first for women in government

Hillary Clinton recently became the first women presumptive presidential nominee from a major political party. In honor of this significant milestone in women’s history take a look back with us at the groundbreaking, glass ceiling cracking women of the past.

A timeline of women firsts in U.S. government:

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Melissa Jones
Check out the Women’s Museum online exhibit for more women who were first in their field.





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