The Nineteenth Amendment, which granted women the right to vote, was adopted on August 18, 1920. It was passed by both the House of Representatives and the Senate more then a year before, but it was with Tennessee's ratification in 1920 that it became an official amendment to the United States Constitution. This was a national fight, with women from every social class and cultural background participating. Men also spoke up for the rights of women, founding the Men’s League for Women’s Suffrage in 1907.
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