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19th Amendment - Women's Right to Vote

Women's suffrage - the struggle for women to earn the right to vote - took the better part of a century and involved many players. From the Seneca Falls Woman's Rights Convention to the final ratification on August 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment - establishing a woman's right to vote - was years in the making.

What is the 19th Amendment?
The 19th amendment, also known as the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, guaranteed women the right to vote and was signed into law on August 26, 1920.

August 26th, 1920 - Ratification of the 19th Amendment
The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution - giving women the right to vote - was ratified in the Tennessee legislature thanks to one man who honored the wishes of his mother. His is just one of the many stories of the days before final ratification of woman suffrage.

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