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August 18, 1920: American Women Gain Voting Rights

Lecture no. 19 from the course: This Day in History

August 18, 1920: American Women Gain Voting Rights

| 07 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

The ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution occurred on August 18, 1920. It took three years in the making and was the result of decades of work to ensure that women’s roles and rights in American society would dramatically change. Join an esteemed professor of history to walk through the activities and actions of the women’s suffrage movement.


August 18, 2019