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📌What Amendment to the Constitution gave woman the right to vote? I feel it is important to honor the woman and men who fought to give us that right! Aug 26, 2020 is the 100 year anniversary. Let's take a trip back in time and talk about it. #Suffrage #19thAmendment #vote
📌 In 1878 the Amendment was first introduced in Congress. It would take decades to pass. Many woman who marched, attended silent vigils, and fought valiantly would not live to witness the historic event.
📌In 1916 Rhode Island Union Colored Woman Clubs ask Congress to secure the Suffrage Amendment
📌 And the Assoc of Army Nurses of the Civil War
📌There was opposition from Anti-Suffrage movement as well.
📌On May 21, 1919 the House of Representatives passed the 19th Amendment. Two weeks later the Senate followed. August 26, 1920 Woman had the right to vote in America! We need to honor the Woman and Men who fought for decades to give us the 19th Amendment and VOTE! 🇺🇸
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