Hillary Clinton

By: Erin H. & Suzanne B.

First Lady Activist

Hillary Clinton's Acheivments

She was inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. when she was little and she now continues to inspire people herself.

  • She was the first person to serve in the president's cabinet                                     *She encourages more and more women to run for president
  • She is working to decrease the amount of child abuse
  • She is in the midst of trying to solve the problems between the Palestinians and Israelis
  • She thinks hard about all the choices she has so that the result comes out the best. For example, she thought going to Togo and Cook Islands to make allies would increase the opportunity for good investments
  • She travels around the globe to help ALL children in need, not just the people in America.
  • She believes that all children should have a supported family and she does all she can to make it happen.
  • She spends her money and takes her time to help others achieve their goals as well as hers.

Fun Facts about Hillary Clinton

  • She was born October 26, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois
  • First woman to run and be elected for senator for New York
  • Shortly before she married Bill Clinton in 1975, Hillary tried to join the Marines, probably to make a political statement. The Marine recruiter rejected her on the grounds that she was "too old," couldn't see very well, and that she was a woman. This just gave her another reason to fight for what she believes in.
  • In 1997 she won a Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album for the audio or her book It Takes a Village.
  • Hillary Clinton wrote to NASA as a child inquiring how to become an astronaut. NASA replied that girls could not be astronaut.
  • When she was a teenager, Hillary organized a baby-sitting group to look after the children of migrant Mexican workers in rural Illinois.

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