19 Women In History Who Would've Made Incredible Presidents
It's 2015 and we still haven't had a female president in the history of the United States. Though that could all change next year if Hillary Clinton runs, it's a baffling omission in our history, especially considering how many influential, pioneering women there have been over the years. Regardless, the country's collective mindset has never made a woman in office a probable scenario. But now, it seems, that mentality is finally starting to change.As we prepare for an inevitable presidential bid from Clinton, who has been a Democratic front-runner since speculation of her running in 2016 first started gaining steam in 2013, let's take a look back in time. There have been countless women in U.S. history who have commanded their fields, breaking new ground and paving the way for future advancements. And then there are the women in history who weren't even American, but we'd be happy to vote for them anyway. From Jeanette Rankin, who was the first woman to serve in Congress, to Joan of Arc, who may have been the fiercest woman the world has ever known, here are 19 women in history who would have made great U.S. presidents.