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19th Amendment Clip Art

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August 18, 1920 – The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, guaranteeing women's suffrage.

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.

Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

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19th Amendment Clip Art

19th Amendment Clip Art

The Nineteenth Amendment (Amendment XIX) to the United States Constitution prohibits any United States citizen from being denied the right to vote on the basis of sex. It was ratified on August 18, 1920. The Constitution allows the states to determine the qualifications for voting, and until the 1910s most states disenfranchised women.

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