The 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote nationally on August 18, 1920, so why is Women’s Equality Day on August 26th each year?
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Gretchen Ritter of Cornell University and Susan Ware explore the history of women’s rights and the fight to extend voting rights to all women.
Today, we celebrate the anniversary of the 19th Amendment (ratified August 18, 1920). Here’s what you need to know.
On the 96th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification, we look back at a young politician whose unexpected vote in the Tennessee state legislature gave all women the right to vote.
In this commentary, Paula Baker of The Ohio State University says the rich history of women in politics makes Hillary Clinton’s candidacy seem less than earth-shaking.