Today in Feminist History: Women Get the Vote

That’s right! 90 years ago today, the 19th Amendment was ratified, prohibiting the states and federal government to denying citizens the right to vote based on their sex. Cue cheesy 70s cartoon montage!

Transcript here.

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  1. Posted August 18, 2010 at 5:31 pm | Permalink

    heck, yeah! After reading about the suffrage when I was Seven I became the feminist! Susan B. Anthony is still my Feminist hero!

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  1. [...] Today in Feminist History: Women Get the Vote – 90 years ago women in the US were granted the right to vote, though in practice to this day many people in the US still face barriers to voting. For some reason, Google did not honor this date with a Doodle the way it honors other dates of recognition. [...]

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