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Victoria Woodhull

Summary: Provides biographical detail on the life of Victoria Woodhull. Discusses her early life and achievements standing solidly for equality among the sexes. Also explores her position as the first women broker on the New York Stock Exchange.
Woodhull's life began on September 23, 1838 in Homer, Ohio. She was married at an early age of 15, to Canning Woodhull, and again in 1866 to Colonel James Blood, whom she shared two children with. Finally, in the early 1880's, she married yet again, to John Biddulph Martin, whom she was with until her death on June 9, 1927 (National). Victoria Woodhull was an amazing woman. She is a prominent figure in today's women history books for her numerous achievements, progressive thoughts and leadership. She both delighted and frightened her contemporaries, standing solidly for equality among the sexes, never once accepting defeat. She was jailed more than 8 times for her bold actions, her efforts not often rewarded, and faced many false accusations to her name and character (Shearer). Woodhull is most famous for being the first woman to run for President of the United States of America, and ironically, spent "Election Eve behind...

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