Women & Suffrage


The Nineteenth Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified on August 18, 1920. It declares that “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.”

Women’s Suffrage - The U.S. Movement, Leaders & Amendment - HISTORY

The Complex History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement - The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Leaving all to younger hands: Why the history of the women’s suffragist movement matters (brookings.edu)