The Nineteenth Amendment: Women’s Suffrage
In This Chapter
“The right of the 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 the power, by appropriate legislation, to enforce the provisions of this article.”
American woman were first allowed to vote less than a century ago. It was a long and difficult campaign spanning decades, and many of the leaders of the movement did not live to see the Nineteenth Amendment become part of the ...