After losing the 2016 presidential election in a historical fashion, former First Lady, Hillary Clinton, vanished from the spotlight. A dominant Democrat, many believed that Hillary’s time in politics had silently come to an end after former President Donald Trump defeated her. And that was the case until the last few months when Hillary mysteriously reappeared. Doing several media runs, talking about her what if victory speech, and getting so close to becoming the first female president in America’s history, Hillary has once again become the focus of the Democrats. But while she is definitely a better speaker than President Joe Biden, they both have trouble when it comes to history.
Wanting nothing more than to forget the Biden administration’s dismal year, many Democrats have jumped on Twitter talking about how 2022 is a new year and it’s time to get to work. At the same time, Democrats were firing off promises they will most likely forget, Hillary Clinton, composed a tweet of her own that focused all around the female and how she was finally being honored on a U.S. coin. She Tweeted, “2022 is the first year women’s faces will appear on U.S. quarters. It’s about time.”
2022 is the first year women’s faces will appear on U.S. quarters.
It’s about time.https://t.co/oLAfUM4IET
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) January 5, 2022
With it being 2022, it is about time for a female to be represented on the U.S. coin. The only problem, Hillary should have done a little fact-checking as she would have discovered that she was wrong.
According to the New York Times, the first woman to find her way onto a U.S. coin was back in 1893. The woman, Queen Isabella of Spain. She was honored by having the quarter released at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago.
But that one could be a little difficult, so here are some other women that have been honored with a U.S. coin.
- Susan B. Anthony – 1979
- Sacagawea – 2000
- Helen Keller – 2003
While those are just a couple, online users quickly added more. “FACTS: We had Lady Liberty on quarters continuously from 1796 to 1930, In 1916 and 1917, the U.S. minted quarters with Lady Liberty’s bare breast shown. Queen Isabella appeared on Columbian commemorative quarters in 1893, Helen Keller appeared on the Alabama state quarter in 2003.”
Another stated, “Susan B Anthony was on a dollar coin. Way to go. You’re applauding a 75% decline in women’s value.”
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