What Led To The Women's Suffrage Movement

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It was because of this unfair treatment and restrictions, that women started to really question what it meant to be a women. This all lead to the Suffrage Movement. Necessary because it would make it illegal for any citizen, regardless of gender to be denied the right to vote. Not only this but, it granted that “All men and women are created equal,” and therefore have constitutional rights. The 19th Amendment was the culmination of the women 's suffrage movement. Slowly winning voting rights in individual states, it was first introduced to Congress on 1878.Forty-one years later, it was passed by both houses of Congress on June 4, 1919, and sent to the states for ratification. On Aug. 26, 1920, eight days after it had been ratified. Announcing
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