The 19th Amendment Passes The U.S Senate-This Day 1919


On this day in 1919 the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution passed the U.S. Senate by a vote of 56-25. The 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote. The amendment passed by the U.S. Senate was then sent to the states for ratification. It would be ratified by the states on August 18, 1920 and become the law of the land.