This Day in History:Victoria Woodhull Is Nominated for President of the US (1872)

This Day in History:
Victoria Woodhull Is Nominated for President of the US (1872)

Woodhull was a prominent US women’s rights advocate, suffragist, and owner of a weekly publication known for printing the first English translation of The Communist Manifesto. In May of 1872, she became the first female candidate for president when a group of suffragists formed a political party and nominated her, but because she was a woman many disputed the legality of her candidacy. What famous African-American was nominated to be her vice-president—possibly without his knowledge? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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