Diversity in Action: Diversity in Politics, 1st Edition

  • Cathleen Small
  • Published By: Rosen Central
  • ISBN-10: 1499440723
  • ISBN-13: 9781499440720
  • DDC: 323.042097
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released September 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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The ink on the U.S. Constitution had hardly enough time to dry before American politics got its start. America has come a long way since those first days, when white males dominated politics. This edifying volume highlights women in Congress and other high political positions as well as men and women from the LGBTQ+ community, such as Tammy Baldwin, the first openly gay U.S. senator. Readers will also learn about politicians holding office from various economic and social backgrounds, races, cultures, and abilities. For example, Congressman Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma is one of only two Native Americans who have served in the 115th Congress.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Diversity on the Rise.
1: Tammy Baldwin: The First Openly Gay Senator.
Racial Diversity in Politics.
2: Barack Obama: The First Black President of the United States.
Gender Diversity in Politics.
3: Hillary Clinton: First Lady and Presidential Candidate.
Economic and Social Diversity in Politics.
4: Nydia Velázquez: A Puerto Rican Congresswoman.
Cultural Diversity in Politics.
5: Sonia Sotomayor: Hispanic Supreme Court Justice.
Diverse Abilities in Politics.
6: Tammy Duckworth: Bringing Diversity to the Senate.
For Further Reading.