Nineteenth Amendment of the
Constitution of the United States

(ratified 1920)

From "The Charters of Freedom" at the National Archives.


Passed by Congress June 4, 1919. Ratified August 18, 1920.

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.

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