More women are serving in elected and appointed offices at local, state and federal levels of government than ever before, thanks to the help of many who paved the way since America’s earliest days for women to fully realize the rights of citizenship. 

Follow the timeline of growth of women in U.S. government, beginning with our early female political pioneers, like Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott in Seneca Falls, New York, leading up through our present day women leaders, like Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.