Women’s Equality Day commemorates the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which granted women the right to vote. This landmark Amendment institutionalized every person’s right to participate in the electoral process regardless of sex, and it led to the still-ongoing push to advance another crucial amendment for women’s rights: the Equal Rights Amendment.
This Women’s Equality Day, get in the Amendment-making spirit, and test your knowledge of the ERA. The movement to ratify the ERA is gaining more momentum than ever, but what do you know about this important effort to finally cement equal rights under the law – for all – for the first time ever in the United States Constitution?
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