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Women in Politics Starting with the early nineteen hundreds, women from all over the country have bounded together, forming leagues and clubs for equal rights. But it wasn't until today "at the dawn of this twenty-first century, both states and international community can't refute the fact that humanity is made up of two sexes, not only one" (Oliveria 26). Why has the girl's move for equality just now started to balance itself out? Well, the answer is quite simple; girls are just now being looked at as semi-equals. They are starting to become corporate executives in companies, and popular in the field of medicine and law. Girls have tried hard to push themselves ahead in society to make a balanced and harmonious economy and so far it has been successful. Barriers of all kinds are broken, well, all except a few, largely in politics and together with the information I have collected I will show why. Politicswhen one stops and thinks of the word "politics" what naturally comes to mind? Our founding fathers, Presidents George Washington, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson; the most popular political figures of today, President Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Al Gore; or do we think about Belva Ann Lockwood, Jeannette Rankin, Frances Perkins, and Eugenie Moore - that? When American's consider politics, Lyn Kathlene, journalist to the "Higher Education Chronicles," states that "ninety-five percentage of the time they envision a guy who is in charge of conducting, or helping to run, their country." Is society to blame for this misconception that women don't hold important roles in government and participate in making major decisions for our nation? Not really, folks just don't hear or hear about women in politics too often as...