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Women's Suffrage and ERA

Format: Streaming
Length: 2.45
Grade Level: 7-12+
Closed Captioned

Women were granted voting rights through the 19th Amendment in 1920. Years later, the ERA wasn't ratified - Supreme Court said women already had equal rights under the Constitution.

Discussion Question:

Why do you think WW1 was the turning point for women to receive the vote?

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