Understanding the Constitution – 19th Amendment

[Constitution Header]

Consitution of the United States and Feather QuillPassed by Congress: June 4, 1919

Ratified: August 18, 1920

19th Amendment

The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridges by the United States or by any State on account of sex.

Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

A very short and to the point Amendment. The 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote.

[constitution footer]