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19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution - Women's Right to Vote (1920) and Resource Materials

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    Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment granted women the right to vote. This resource group includes 2 primary source images, a background essay and a transcript.

  • 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution - Women's Right to Vote (1920): Background Essay

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  • 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution - Women's Right to Vote (1920): Transcript

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  • 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution - Women's Right to Vote (1920): Image 1

    This is an image for the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment granted women the right to vote.

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  • 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution - Women's Right to Vote (1920): Image 2

    This is an additional image related to the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment granted women the right to vote.

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Investigate the history behind the women’s suffrage movement and examine primary source images related to the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women in all of the United States the right to vote.


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    The National Archives and Records Administration (archives.gov)

  • http://www.ourdocuments.gov

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    The National Archives and Records Administration (archives.gov)

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    National Archives

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    The National Archives and Records Administration (archives.gov)

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