You might not know this, but there is still a very important political race going on in this country. No, it’s not the race to encourage electors to go rogue and mirror the popular vote, which Hillary Clinton won going away. Barring any unforeseen events — not like any of that kinda stuff has happened in this election! — Donald Trump will be the 45th President of the United States.
Although we’re not at First Woman President status yet, every election since 1860 has been taken by a Republican or Democrat. The possibility of Madame President got appreciably closer last night.
Hillary Clinton is not the first or second or even tenth woman to run for president. Let’s take a look at a few of those who laid the groundwork for this moment.