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Margaret Chase Smith

Lynn Plourde

Margaret Chase Smith

A Woman for President

by Lynn Plourde

  • 41 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Charlesbridge Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Children"s Books / 9-12 Years,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Political,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Women,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid McPhail (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12278554M
    ISBN 101580892353
    ISBN 109781580892353
    OCLC/WorldCa123119573

    Margaret Chase Smith (14 December — 29 May ) was an American politician. She was a member of the House of Representatives from to , and a United States Senator from to She was from the Republican healthtechdays.com was the first female to be in both houses of the United States Congress.. Chase was born in healthtechdays.com died after a stroke at age The book closes with a four page in-depth biography of Smith written for adults and older readers, making it a book that extends to middle schools. Highly recommended. LM_NET This excellent book not only tells the story of Margaret Chase Smith’s life in an engaging way, but it also supplies the reader with lots of additional information.

    Margaret Chase Smith was born and grew up in Skowhegan, Maine. Unable to afford a college education, she held jobs as a teacher, telephone operator, newspaper circulation manager and executive at a textile mill. She founded the local Business and Professional Women's Club and became its president. In , when her husband Clyde was elected to. Margaret Madeline Chase Smith (December 14, – May 29, ) was a United States politician. A member of the Republican Party, she served as a U.S Representative (–49) and a U.S. Senator (–73) from Maine. She was the first woman to serve in both houses of the United States Congress.

    This was probably the best part of the book because it gives the reader an excellent sense of context for the story of Margaret Chase Smith.I liked the book a great deal, but I may be biased in that I love Senator Smith for her feminism and love of the Space Program. I would recommend this book for ages /5(1). Aug 19,  · sister projects: Wikipedia article, Commons category, quotes, Wikidata item.; United States politician; Senator from Maine; first woman to be elected to both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, the longest serving female senator in United States history, until she was passed by Senator Barbara Mikulski, and the first woman to have her name placed in .


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The story is a biography for children, stressing gender equality/5. The Margaret Chase Smith Library is an archive, museum, educational facility, and public policy center devoted to preserving the legacy of Margaret Chase Smith, promoting research into American political history, advancing the ideals of public service, and exploring issues of civic engagement.

Margaret Madeline Chase Smith (December 14, – May 29, ) was a United States politician. A member of the Republican Party, she served as a U.S Representative (–49) and a U.S.

Senator (–73) from healthtechdays.com: Everett Dirksen, Hugh Scott. The Declaration of Conscience was a speech made by U.S. Senator Margaret Chase Smith on June 1,less than four months after Senator Joe McCarthy's "Wheeling Speech," on February 9, Her speech was endorsed by six other liberal-to-moderate Republicans.

Sep 11,  · For more than three decades, Margaret Chase Smith served as a role model for women aspiring to national politics. As the first woman to win election to both the U.S. House and the U.S. Senate, Smith cultivated a career as an independent and courageous legislator.

Senator Smith bravely denounced McCarthyism at a time when others feared speaking out would ruin their careers. Though. Senator Margaret Chase Smith arrives at the Republican National Convention, in Daly City, California, in The very traits that made Smith an attractive candidate in foreclosed her chance Author: Ellen Fitzpatrick.

Declaration Of Conscience book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Declaration Of Conscience book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. I met Margaret Chase Smith when I fell in love with this old show.

I was curious about why she was so popular so I went to Google. I think I would have /5. Margaret Chase Smith, –, U.S. senator from Maine (–73), b. Skowhegan, Maine. She taught school briefly and then worked (–28) on the Skowhegan weekly newspaper. In she married Clyde Smith, the publisher of the paper, and upon his election as a U.S.

representative served in Washington as his secretary, researcher, and. The Margaret Chase Smith Library opened in and for the next dozen years, she presided over the facility, meeting with admirers, former constituents, politicians, policymakers, researchers, and school children.

Margaret Chase Smith died at her home on Memorial Day, May 29, New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., "Margaret Chase Smith," in Women in Congress, Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U.S.

House of Representatives. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, Sep 28,  · Margaret Chase Smith.

When I was a little girl, my family subscribed to Life magazine, which came to our house every week on healthtechdays.com I came home from school, I'd eagerly grab it. Sep 13,  · The Senator Who Stood Up to Joseph McCarthy When No One Else Would Margaret Chase Smith was the first woman to serve both the House and the Senate and always defended her values, even when it Author: Lorraine Boissoneault.

Smith was not only the only woman in the Senate, she was also the only woman in American history to have won election to both houses of healthtechdays.comet Madeline Chase was born on December 14,in Skowhegan, Maine, on the Kennebec River.

Her father, a barber, had his shop next door to the family home, which he had healthtechdays.com: Nancy Tappan.

Margaret Chase Smith. On the C-SPAN Networks: Margaret Chase Smith was a Republican Senator for Maine with two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a Vignette. Aug 03,  · Was Margaret Chase Smith a ‘devil in disguise?’ Fiercely anti-communist, Maine's legendary senator earned scathing criticism from the Kremlin as.

Margaret Chase Smith was born in Maine in and grew up knowing the value of a dollar and the loss of two siblings. She married and joined her husband in. Margaret Chase Smith.

Declaration of Conscience. delivered 1 JuneWashington, D.C. click for pdf. President: I would like to speak briefly and simply about a serious national condition. BIOG FILE - Smith, Margaret Chase [item] [P&P] Repository Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.

USA. Smith, Margaret Chase was born on December 14, in Skowhegan, Maine, United States. Daughter of George Emery Chase and Carrie Murray. Education Attended, Colby College. Recipient of 95 honorary degrees. Career Teacher Pitts School, Skowhegan, Maine, — Telephone operator Maine Telephone and Telegraph Company, The new book provides a fresh interpretation of the life, career, and legacy of former U.S.

Senator Margaret Chase Smith, the first woman elected to both houses of the U.S. healthtechdays.com: Director Emeritus at Margaret .Professor Schmidt talked about her new book, Margaret Chase Smith: Beyond healthtechdays.com chronicles the life and political career of the first female U.S.

senator, Margaret Chase Smith, Republican.