“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. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.”

— 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Ratified in August 1920, the 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote. But in some ways that was only the beginning of American women’s fight for equality.

Take a look back at the suffrage movement with these historical photos:

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