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Timeline of U.S. Women's History

President: Gerald R. Ford

  • Title IX goes into effect on June 21. Title IX mandates that all schools allocate equal resources to male and female athletic programs, giving girls a lot more athletic opportunities.

  • Women are admitted to the U.S. military academies.

  • The first national Women's Health Conference is held in Boston.

  • Elizabeth Ann Seaton is canonized as the first American-born saint.

  • Gloria Randle Scott becomes the first black president of the Girl Scouts of America.

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