August 18, 1920 – The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, guaranteeing women's right to vote.

Women's Suffrage: August 1920 – The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, guaranteeing women's right to vote.

This lovely southern gentleman isHarry T. Burn; the man who was the deciding vote in passing the 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote on August 18, 1920. Tennessee-born, woman-respecting, and just that gosh darn attractive? Well I don’t mind if I do.

Harry Burn - Politician Harry was a career politician. He became the youngest member of the Tennessee state legislature when he was elected at the age of

BC Suffragette Victory

Shop Historical Newspaper Headline, Suffragette Victory Poster created by yesterdaysgirl.

1920: Congress ratifies the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote. Five years later, Wyoming inaugurates Nelli Tayloe Ross as the first female governor, quickly followed by Miriam Ferguson of Texas. #TurnofStyle

August Amendment ratified On this day in the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, thus enshrining women’s right to vote. The suffragette campaign.

Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton - In 1848, they and Lucretia Mott  held the first convention in the US to work toward women’s suffrage. 72 years later, in 1920, the 19th amendment became law and women finally got the right to vote. Sadly, these visionaries did not live to see that happen. Thank you, ladies, and all the countless others you trained to follow in your footsteps.

How Susan B Anthony recorded history (1893

Under the leadership of Democratic President Woodrow Wilson, the U.S. Constitution was amended to grant women the right to vote. On August 18, 1920, women's suffrage became our nation's 19th Amendment.

Week 14 --Under the leadership of Democratic President Woodrow Wilson, the U. Constitution was amended to grant women the right to vote. On August women's suffrage became our nation's Amendment.

A few year later women win the right to vote in provincial elections in Manitoba,Saskatchewan, and Alberta years had passed when finally Canadian women win the right to vote in federal elections over the age of 21. *Asian,black and first nations people are not aloud to vote*

27 Badass Images Of Women Winning And Exercising The Right To Vote

"Women bring all voters into the world. Let Women Vote."- This pro-suffrage poster from the North Carolina Museum of History's collection, attempted to remind men (who already had the vote) where they came from. - (vintage lady, edwardian, women's rights)

Katherine McCormick, first female biology graduate from MIT and millionaire philanthropist, aligns with Margaret Sanger and smuggles diaphragms into the US. Later she funds research that leads to the pill. Following her death in 1967, aged 92, her will provided 5 million to Stanford University School of Medicine to support female doctors.

1917 Katherine McCormick, first female biology graduate from MIT and millionaire philanthropist, aligns with Margaret Sanger and smuggles diaphragms into the US. Unlike condoms, diaphragms put control of fertility in women’s hands. Later she funds researc

The 18th amendment, the 19th amendment and the world series all happening in the 1920s made it a crazy time in history.

Great infographic with even more interest now due to the the debut of "The Great Gatsby" movie this has historical relevance

February 1913. "Woman suffrage -- hikers arriving in Washington from New York." The 19th Amendment to the Constitution granted women the right to vote.

100 Years Ago this Month. February "Woman suffrage -- hikers arriving in Washington from New York.

19th AMENDMENT | Woman finally got the right to vote in 1920; however, some states were slow to ratify the amendment. This was a major step toward equality for women. The amendment also prohibited the government from denying a U.S. citizen the right to vote. Politics had become a focal point for women during the latter part of the 19th and early 20th century. The right to vote helped push through additional reforms in the years to come.

TIL: the amendment was ratified due to one vote, cast by Harry Burn. He was originally against women's sufferage, until he received a letter from his mother.

On August 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing women the right to vote, was declared in effect.

On August the Amendment to the U. Constitution, guaranteeing women the right to vote, was declared in effect.

On October 23, 1915, 33,000 women marched down Fifth Avenue in New York City demanding the right to vote. The march was one of the largest women’s suffrage marches in the United States, and lasted well into the evening. Women in America would get the right to vote in 1920 with the passage of the 19th Amendment.

On October women marched down Fifth Avenue in New York City demanding the right to vote. The march was one of the largest women’s suffrage marches in the United States, and lasted well into the evening.

August 26, 1920: The 19th Amendment goes into effect, giving women the right to vote. "Wake Up America" demonstration, Mrs. Phillip Lydig, Mrs. John Blair, and Miss Charlotte Delgfield, photograph by Underwood & Underwood, April 19, 1917, NYHS Image #71461.

August 26, 1920: The 19th Amendment goes into effect, giving women the right to vote. "Wake Up America" demonstration, Mrs. Phillip Lydig, Mrs. John Blair, and Miss Charlotte Delgfield, photograph by Underwood & Underwood, April 19, 1917, NYHS Image #71461.

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