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When exactly is the 19th Amendment anniversary? Was it ratified on August 18 or August 26? What’s the difference? Which should we observe?  Read on for answers. The 19th Amendment cleared Congress in June 1919, 41 years after it was introduced. This…

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Katie Porter is why men didn't want women to vote.


Photoshop was invented in 1987 - but this photo of Jeannette Rankin was edited a long time before that. Read on . . . On the morning Rankin was sworn in as the first Congresswoman ever, the dueling white women’s suffrage groups both celebrated.…

As Congress debated whether the US should enter the Great War, Alice Paul and Carrie Chapman Catt both lobbied their congresswoman. One wanted her to vote for the war, the other implored her to vote against. Thread. Technically, Jeannette Rankin…
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