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Term: Nineteenth Amendment


Constitutionally granted women the right to vote. Wisconsin first to ratify in 1919, became federal law in 1920.

View pictures relating to women's suffrage at Wisconsin Historical Images.

[Source: McBride, Genevieve G. On Wisconsin Women: Working for Their Rights from Settlement to Suffrage. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1993]
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