Reflections on gender equality and the 19th Amendment at 100

Yellow roses signified you were for giving women the right to vote in 1920. They were plentiful Tuesday as it was the 100th anniversary of the Tennessee House of Representatives casting a vote that ratified the 19th Amendment (Tennessee was the state that got the amendment to its required threshold) a reenactment was held on the House floor of the vote in Nashville, Tenn. Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020,

We asked women at the Brookings Institution to share their thoughts on the 19th Amendment. One hundred years after American women gained the right to vote (on paper), what is the current state of gender equality in America? For more scholarship on this, visit 19A: The Brookings Gender Equality Series.

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