Carol Moseley Braun of Illinois was the first African-American woman elected to the Senate (1992-1999). Who is one of your state’s U.S. Senators now?*
▪Answers will vary. [District of Columbia residents and residents of U.S. territories should answer that D.C. (or the territory where the applicant lives) has no U.S. Senators.]
▪Check www.senate.gov/ for the name of your U.S. Senator.