Post Profile

14 Rights Women Have Gained Since Earning The Right To Vote

With the 2016 presidential election right around the corner, it’s important to look back and remember how much it matters that women are engaged in the political process. On August 18, 1920 the 19th Amendment was ratified, which granted white women the right to vote. In some states, black women weren’t able to vote until the 1960s, due to voter registration restrictions put in place to deny voting rights to people of color.
read more


Related Posts

Women can decide elections, but do not

Politics / US Politics : The Moderate Voice

Today, August 18, 2015, is the 95th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920 which gave women the right to vote. When women fought for the vote, some men and politicians argued that women would simply vote as th...

Long live the Suffragettes

US Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Happy 95th Birthday to the 19th Amendment: On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote, was ratified. The following week it was certified by Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby, officially enshri...

A Grandmother on 'Uppity Women', Universal Suffrage and Protecting the Vote

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog

Women weren't "given" the right to vote. We fought and died for it. Ninety-four years ago, August 18, 1920, Tennessee, the last state required to approve it, ratified the 19th amendment to the Constitution, which prohibits United St...

This day in history - August 18, 1920: The 19th Amendment is ratified giving women the vote

US Politics / Liberal : The Reaction

By Richard K. Barry It really is quite in credible to contemplate the fact that women have only been able to vote in the United States since 1920. Specifically, the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibited U...

29 Badass Images Of Women Winning And Exercising The Right To Vote

Ethnicity & Race / African American : Huffington Post Voices News

In 1921, Missouri voters passed a ballot measure amending the state constitution to allow women to hold political office. This was also the first election after the ratification of the 19th Amendment on August 18, 1920, which grante...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC