Women's suffrage: happy 90th anniversary! On this date in 1920 the 19th Amendment was certified by the Secretary of State as being adopted after having been ratified on 18 August 1920. It granted the right to vote to all women with the simple words at the bottom of this page.
It's still surprsing to me that it took so long, especially after I viewed the following video, courtesy of Marty Ennis. Or maybe it should be apparent after viewing the video, which is titled, Why Women Stay Single.
You might want to avert your eyes.
"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."