First black woman elected to Congress (13 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)
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On 5 November, Shirley Chisholm (D-NY) became the first black woman elected to Congress.

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Richert, Lucas Paul. "First black woman elected to Congress". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5679, accessed 21 October 2017.]


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  1. American Civil-Rights Movement in the 1960s

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