100 years of the Nineteenth Amendment and women’s political action | OUPblog

On 28 August 2020 we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the day the Nineteenth Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified. Although the Amendment did not enfranchise all women –African American, Native American, and Latina women would wait decades before they could vote on equal terms– the event is an important milestone in women’s political history.

Suffrage activists on the eve of the Amendment disagreed heartily over how the struggle for women’s equality should continue…
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