Archive for August 18th, 2010

The 19th Amendment Celebrates 90 Years

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

19AmendmentIt may be hard to believe, but if you look back more than 90 years in American history women did not have the right to vote. That changed on August 18, 1920 when the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was officially ratified.

American women had begun fighting for the right to vote several decades before this triumphant day finally arrived. It started with a movement known as women’s suffrage.