How do you spell Shirley Chisholm?

How do you spell Shirley Chisholm?

Shirley Chisholm, née Shirley Anita St. Hill, (born November 30, 1924, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.—died January 1, 2005, Ormond Beach, Florida), American politician, the first African American woman to be elected to the U.S. Congress.

Who is Shirley Chisholm?

Chisholm became the first Black major-party candidate to run for President of the United States, in the 1972 U.S. presidential election, making her also the first woman ever to run for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination (U.S. Senator Margaret Chase Smith had previously run for the Republican presidential …

Is Shirley Chisholm alive?

Deceased (1924–2005)

How many siblings does Shirley Chisholm have?

Odessa ChisholmMuriel Chisholm

How old was Shirley Chisholm when died?

80 years (1924–2005)

Where did Shirley Chisholm died?

Ormond Beach, Florida, United States

Who was Shirley Chisholm married to?

Arthur Hardwickm. 1977–1986

What high school did Shirley Chisholm go to?

Teachers College, Columbia University1952

Where was Shirley Chisholm lived?

New York

Who was Shirley Chisholm quizlet?

was an American politician, educator, and author. [1] In 1968, she became the first African-American woman elected to the United States Congress,[2] and represented New York’s 12th Congressional District for seven terms from 1969 to 1983. You just studied 20 terms!

Who are Shirley Chisholm parents?

Ruby Seale

What political party was Shirley Chisholm?

Democratic Party

What books did Shirley Chisholm write?

Unbought and unbossed1970

What committee was Congressman Chisholm on?

In 1968, she became the first Black woman elected to the United States Congress and represented New York’s 12th congressional district for seven terms from 1969 to 1983. During her time in office, Chisholm served on the House Agriculture Committee where she worked to expand the food stamp program.

Who was George McGovern’s running mate?

Once it became apparent that White’s candidacy was infeasible, McGovern asked Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin to be his running mate.

Who ran for president in 1972?

It was held on Tuesday, November 7, 1972. Incumbent Republican President Richard Nixon from California defeated Democratic U.S. Senator George McGovern of South Dakota.

Who were Shirley Chisholm siblings?

Odessa Chisholm

What year was Shirley Chisholm born?


When and where was Shirley Chisholm born?

Shirley Anita St. Hill

Who ran against Obama second term?

Obama sought re-election for a second term in 2012, running virtually unopposed in the Democratic primaries. His opponent in the general election was former Governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney. Obama won 332 electoral votes, defeating Romney who gained 206.

Who was Obama against in 2008?

On November 4, 2008, Obama defeated the Republican nominee, Senator John McCain of Arizona, making him the President-elect and the first African American elected President.

Who ran for president in 1970?

Post-12th Amendment: 1804–present

Year Democratic-Republican candidate Federalist candidate
1968 Hubert Humphrey Richard Nixon†
1972 George McGovern Richard Nixon†
1976 Jimmy Carter† Gerald Ford
1980 Jimmy Carter Ronald Reagan†

Which party was in power in 1970?

Prime Minister after election The 1970 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday 18 June 1970. It resulted in a surprise victory for the Conservative Party under leader Edward Heath, which defeated the governing Labour Party under Harold Wilson.

Who was in office in 1970?

Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th president of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974….

Richard Nixon
Vice President Spiro Agnew (1969–1973) None (Oct–Dec 1973) Gerald Ford (1973–1974)
Preceded by Lyndon B. Johnson
Succeeded by Gerald Ford
36th Vice President of the United States

Who ran against Obama the first time?

2008 United States presidential election

Nominee Barack Obama John McCain
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Illinois Arizona
Running mate Joe Biden Sarah Palin
Electoral vote 365 173

How many seats did BJP won in 2004?

2004 Indian general election

Alliance UPA NDA
Leader since 19 March 1998 16 May 1996
Leader’s seat Raebareli Lucknow
Last election 28.30%, 114 seats 23.75%, 182 seats