Virtual Service – Fighting Every Inch of the Way: The Complicated History of Women’s Suffrage

Diane Larson

One hundred years ago, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified. “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.” Behind those 28 words lies a complicated history. How did the battle for women’s suffrage play out? How has the story unfolded since 1920? Who benefitted? Who was left out? What does this history mean for UUs today? Join us as we explore these questions.