Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution
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The Nineteenth Amendment (Amendment XIX) to the
Until the 1910s, most states did not give women the right to vote. The amendment was the culmination of the
The Nineteenth Amendment was originally introduced in Congress in 1878 by Senator
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.