On This Day: Ratification of the 19th Amendment- Women's Suffrage

The 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which guarantees American women the right to vote, was ratified on August 18, 1920. After passing through Congress in June, 1919, Tennessee became the final state needed to ratify the amendment on August 18, 1920.

Women's Suffrage and the 19th Amendment

Kristen Gwinn-Becker, historical consultant for the National Women’s History Museum, talked about the 19th Amendment and the origins of the Woman's Suffrage Movement.