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‘Vote!’ Said The Lady With The Alligator Purse

August 19, 2012
By B. Dolores Thompson (editorial@post-journal.com)

Aug. 18, 1920, is a significant date in United States history, marking the ratification of the 19th amendment to the United States Constitution. It granted women the right to vote in federal elections and for the president of the United States for the first time in the 131 years since the adoption of the Constitution.

 
 
 

 

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