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The Women's Suffrage Movement

Congressional member Joyce Beatty helps hold sign.
Jo Ingles
Statehouse News Bureau

One hundred years ago, Congress passed the 19th amendment, securing women’s suffrage in the United States. 

Women make up nearly a fourth of U.S. Congress and 25 percent of state legislators today are female, but women still remain largely invisible in history, from statuary to currency

Today on All Sides, how women’s suffrage came to be and the role women play in U.S. history. 


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