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Four Years Before Women Had the Right to Vote, Jeannette Rankin Was Elected to Congress

In 1916, four years before the Constitution recognized her right to vote, Jeannette Rankin was elected to Congress. While women had not achieved suffrage across the U.S. yet, there were no laws barring them from holding office in the Capitol. So Rankin, with her belief that “men and women are like right and left hands; it [...]

The Day That Hero the Dog Became A Hero

This is the story of a dog named Hero. Hero the dog was a good dog who never barked and loved his family very much. One day the family’s house caught on fire. Hero barked as loud as he could and woke everyone up. The family soon discovered their house was on fire. The entire [...]