The 19th Amendment to the Constitution...


Wednesday, August 18, 1920: The 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which guaranteed all American women the right to vote, was ratified.

The Amendment is worded as:

“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.”.