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Professor Gretchen Ritter Featured on UT Homepage

The Constitution helps define women's civic membership, argues Prof. Ritter

Posted: August 14, 2006
Chile, Germany, the Philippines and Liberia. What do these countries have in common? A woman holds the top political office in each country.

Now, name five female politicians in the United States government other than Hillary Rodham Clinton or Condoleezza Rice. Having trouble?

Americans take pride in living in a country that treats all citizens equally. Schoolchildren discover phrases like "We, the People" and "All men are created equal" as they learn about the founding fathers, democracy and the Constitution. But who exactly are "We, the People"?
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