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  • Women and suffrage

    Women and suffrage

    In 1918, President Woodrow Wilson lent his support for a federal women‘s suffrage amendment and addressed the Senate about granting women suffrage at the end of World War I. In 1919, the Senate passed the 19th Amendment setting in motion the ratification process and finally on 26 August 1920 ~100 years ago ~with three quarters of state legislatures ratifying the amendment, American women secured full voting rights

    August 25, 2020