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19th Amendment marks 100 years of women's voting rights

On Aug. 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment was ratified, declaring, "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex."

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the amendment, and organizations across the country are hosting events and celebrations in commemoration.

The term suffrage, which is now defined as the rig...

 

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