A Woman for President : The Story of Victoria Woodhull


By: Kathleen Krull

‘In 1872, American women couldn’t vote, but they could run for president. Born in complete poverty, the seventh of ten children, Victoria Woodhull was supporting her family by the age of eight as a child preacher. Seeking a better life, she married, divorced, moved to New York City, and became a millionaire by offering Cornelius Vanderbilt financial advice from the spirit world. Victoria did not stop there. Now that she had money and power, she was ready to challenge society’s harsh limitations on women. Her boldest act was announcing herself as the first female candidate for the presidency of the United States…’



  • Hardcover
  • ISBN 9780802789082
  • Walker & Company
  • 2004


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