Amendment XIX

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.

Discussion Topic:

Seventy-two years following the first women’s rights convention at Seneca Falls, New York, the nineteenth amendment was ratified.  In your main contribution, explain a significant strength and a significant weakness of the 72-year suffrage movement.  How did the Nineteenth Amendment impact North America’s diverse population of women, including factory women?

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