Sunday, June 4, 2017

Congress passes the 19th Amendment

Congress passes the 19th Amendment » 1919

The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing women the right to vote, is passed by Congress and sent to the states for ratification. The women's suffrage movement was founded in the mid-19th century by women who had become politically active through their work in the abolitionist and temperance movements.

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