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    Wom·en's suf·frage


    • 1. the right of women to vote.

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  2. Mar 5, 2010 · The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granted American women the right to vote, a right known as women’s suffrage, and was ratified on August 18, 1920, ending almost a century of...

  3. Women's suffrage, or the right to vote, was established in the United States over the course of more than half a century, first in various states and localities, sometimes on a limited basis, and then nationally in 1920 with the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution.

  4. The amendment, which granted women the right to vote, represented the pinnacle of the women’s suffrage movement, which was led by the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA). In their decades-long struggle for female enfranchisement, women’s rights advocates met with strong opposition from anti-suffrage activists.

  5. The United States women's suffrage: United States Members of the women's suffrage movement in Philadelphia, 1917. From the founding of the United States, women were almost universally excluded from voting. Only when women began to chafe at this restriction, however, was their exclusion made explicit.

  6. Jun 2, 2021 · Beginning in the mid-19th century, several generations of woman suffrage supporters lectured, wrote, marched, lobbied, and practiced civil disobedience to achieve what many Americans considered a radical change in the Constitution – guaranteeing women the right to vote.

  7. ARTICLE Woman Suffrage On December 10, 1869, the Wyoming territorial legislature granted women the right to vote and to hold public office. This article explains the history of woman suffrage in Wyoming, how it happened, the arguments for and against women's right to vote, and how The Equality State reacted to women at the ballot box. Grades

  8. Feb 15, 2022 · : possession and exercise of suffrage by women Examples of woman suffrage in a Sentence Recent Examples on the Web In the 1860s, opponents of woman suffrage began to organize locally.

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