TIL: As far back as 1872, despite practically no women being allowed to vote, Victoria Woodhull of the Equal Rights Party became the first woman nominated for a US Presidential election. Frederick Douglass, a black abolitionist, was even chosen as her running mate

Read more: https://www.nps.gov/articles/the-first-woman-to-run-for-president-victoria-woodhull.htm

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