The 19th had become law in 1920.
Category: History (and Her Story)
It was the first time American women voted since New Jersey women lost the right in 1807. Wyoming women also had the right to vote, but had not held an election yet since women...
Utah Territory was the second place in America to extend voting rights to women, after its neighbor, Wyoming Territory.
The 19th had already had enough supporting states to become law, but Vermont declared their support.
Oregon ratified the 19th Amendment on January 13, 1920.
Utah Territory had already enfranchised women in 1870. Utah women voted for 17 years before Congress overruled Utah’s suffrage law and revoked Utah women’s voting rights. When Utah achieved statehood, Utah included women’s suffrage in...