The 19th Amendment in the 20th Century
For Americans today the right to vote regardless of sex is a basic and indisputable principle. The 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, ratified in August of 1920, affirms this belief and gives it legal authority. And while ratification of the 19th Amendment represents a major victory in the centuries-old struggle for equality for women, equal opportunity has remained an objective for which many have fought and continue to fight.
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