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Timeline of U.S. Women's History

President: Calvin Coolidge

  • In 1920, women have finally won the right to vote in the U.S.

  • Mrs. Nellie Tayor Ross of Wyoming becomes the first woman governor in America.

  • Florence Sabin, one of the foremost scientists of the day, became the first woman elected to the National Academy of Sciences and the first woman elected to full membership in the Rockefeller Institite.

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