15 American Women Who Would Have Made Great Presidents

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This President's Day, let's celebrate with a bit of wishful thinking. American history is packed to the brim with brilliant, passionate female activists and thinkers who would have made amazing presidents, if the world were a little fairer. As it is, we're still stuck waiting for a woman to take the top position in the White House — but it certainly isn't for lack of talent. So let's be inspired today by pondering what could have been. Here are 15 women in U.S. history who would have been legendary presidents, bonnet or no bonnet.

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