The Role Of Women's Suffrage In The United States

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On September 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed. The U.S. Constitution didn’t allow women to vote until 1920. One of the things the Constitution did was help the U.S. government set up three branches. Also, two of America’s Founding Fathers were not able to sign the U.S. Constitution. The U.S. Constitution was signed. Until 1920, women did not have the right to vote. Before 1920, when women were not allowed to vote, in Colorado, Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming, women were already to vote. Women in Indiana were unable to vote until the 19th Amendment was confirmed. Susan B. Anthony and other activists, formed organizations that helped raise public awareness that influenced the government to give voting rights to women. After 70 years, women became victorious with the right to vote. Women weren’t allowed to vote until 1920. …show more content…
government was set up into three branches with help from the U.S. Constitution. The Legislative, Executive, and Judiciary are names of those three branches and they have different roles on how the law is used and made. The Legislative can also be called the Congress, and the Congress is the part of the government that legislates, or to write and vote on laws. This branch the Executive, is when the President is elected and has all the power. Finally, the Judicial is made up of courts and judges, which the judges aren’t elected, unlike the president are, but they are decided by the president and will be approved by the senate. From the help of the U.S. Constitution, the U.S. government was divided into three

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