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19th Amendment Ratified (1920): Women Right to Vote
#OnThisDay, 1920 the 19th Amendment was ratified, granting women the right to vote. This amendment prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex. The ratification was the culmination of the women's suffrage movement in the United States, which fought at both state and national levels to achieve the vote.
The amendment was passed by Congress (proposed) on June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920.
-- National Women’s History Museum: http://www.crusadeforthevote.org/19-amendment
-- National Archive: https://www.archives.gov/founding-docs/amendments-11-27
Thursday, August 18, 2022
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