The Question: Who was the first woman to run for U.S. President?
Margaret Chase Smith
Victoria Woodhull made history by becoming the first female candidate for President in 1872. Running against President Ulysses S. Grant as an Equal Rights Party candidate, Woodhull stood tall on a platform of progressive reforms in the workplace and beyond, despite most women not even having the right to vote until 1920.
The Answer: The correct answer is Victoria Woodhull.