The 19th Amendment

Women's Rights

The battle

What took activists & reformers nearly 100 years to reach the Goal

what made it possible

Marching, petitioning, in 1848 the first woman's rights convention was held. thanks to Suffragist like Susan B. Anthony mebers of nwsa

Taking action

August 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was finally ratified, Allowing all American women to vote declaring for the first time that they, like men, deserve all the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.

Kentucky governor Edwin P. Morrow signing the 19th Amendment