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100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage


On August 18, 1920, by a vote of 50-47, Tennessee became the last state needed to ratify the 19th Amendment, finally giving American women the right to vote, moving one step closer to women’s equality in America. A hundred years later, we reflect on Herstory to examine how far we have come since then, and what comes next.


However, the story starts well before 1920. Suffragists began their fight for women’s equality in 1848 when they demanded the right to vote during the first women’s rights convent