Infographic: Women’s Suffrage in the U.S.

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Suffrage Gives Women the Right to Vote

On August 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was enacted; guaranteeing women suffrage – the right to vote.

Between the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and 1920, no women were permitted to vote in national elections – even those owning property. Today, a higher percentage of eligible female voters exercise that right than men.

Below: Infographic timeline of women’s suffrage in the U. S.
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