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1919, both the House and Senate passed the 19th Amendment.
The 19th amendment has now been passed.
Burn you need to vote yes for Tennessee.
Okay I will do it for you.
The deciding vote was cast twenty-four year-old Harry Burn, the youngest member of the Tennessee assembly. Originally intending to vote “no,” Burn changed his vote after receiving a telegram from his mother asking him to support women’s suffrage.
I voted yes to support women's suffrage!
We now accept the 19th amendment.
On August 18, 1920, Tennessee ratified the 19th Amendment.
Six days later, American women gained the right to vote after a seventy-two year battle.
August 26th is now celebrated as Women’s Equality Day in the United States.
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