Did Women Win the Right to Vote in 1920?

Lecture Description

This lecture offers a challenge to the common narrative that women “were granted” or, more accurately, won the right to vote in 1920. It looks at the significance of the 19th Amendment by examining some women’s access to and use of voting rights before 1920, the Amendment’s ratification, and women’s continuing exclusions from voting and full citizenship after 1920.

CATEGORIES

Women's Rights, Activism, and Suffrage

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