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Stacker Logo By Andrew Lisa of Stacker | Slide 2 of 102: On Aug. 18, 1920, The San Francisco Call summed up the spirit of the Nineteenth Amendment with a single headline. More than 40 years after it was introduced in 1878, the amendment granted women's suffrage in one of the most significant expansions of the voting franchise in American history.

1920: 'U.S. WOMEN GET VOTE'

On Aug. 18, 1920, The San Francisco Call summed up the spirit of the Nineteenth Amendment with a single headline. More than 40 years after it was introduced in 1878, the amendment granted women's suffrage in one of the most significant expansions of the voting franchise in American history.

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