Barbara Jordan

Timeline created by Fernanda M.
In History
  • Birth

    Birth
    Barbara Was Born In Houston , Texas On Febuary 21 , 1936
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    Barbara Jordan
    Barbara Was The Yougest Of All 3 Daughters In A Dose-Knit Family. As High School Student She Became A Skiled Public Speaker , Winning National Debate Contest In 1952 .
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    Barbara Jordan
    Barbara Was An Affective Campaigner For The 1960 Presidental Election, And This Experience Propelled Her Into The Polictical Arena.
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    Barbara Jordan
    In 11962 And 1964 Although An Unsuccessful Candidate For The Texas House Of Representatives In1966 She Was Elected Into The Texas Senate , The First African American Member Since 1883 And ThE First Woman Ever Elected To The Legislatative Body .
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    Barbara Jordan
    Although She Acquired A Reputation As An Effective Legislator , Barbara Jordan Did Not Become A National Figure Until 1974 , When Her Participation In The Hearings Held By The House Judiciary Comittee On The Impeachment Of The President Richard . Nixion Was Televised Nationwide.
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    Barbara Jordan
    Barbara Jordan Captured The Attention Of President Lyndon Johnson , Who Invited Her To The White House For A Preview Of His 1976 Civil Rights Message .
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    Barbara Jordan
    Barbara Jordan Was An Astute Attorney & Educator Who Served As Congress Woman For The State Of Texas From 1973 To 1979
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    Barbara Jordan
    1979, It Was That Year She Pubished Barbara Jordan , A Self-Protrait. After Leaving The Polictical Arena , She Became A Professor At The University Of Texas,Austin,Teaching At The Lyndon B.Johnson School Public Affairs Until Her Death
  • Barbara's Death

    Barbara's Death
    Barbara Jordan Died In January 17 , 1996
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    Barbara Jordan
    Barbara Jordan Was Also The First African American Woman From The Deep-South Ever Elceted To The Texas Senate In 1966 .