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Women’s Suffrage

by Reference Librarian 2 | August 15, 2020 at 12:08 PM

One hundred years ago this month, in August 1920, Congress ratified the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution. This amendment states 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."

To learn more about the history of women's suffrage before and after this important milestone, including the challenges that women continued to face, check out some of the websites and e-resources listed below.

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