Era 7: The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Theme 2: American Identity
Theme 8: Politics and Citizenship
Theme 9: Reform
Civil Rights; Congress and Legislation; Elections and Voting; Women in History.
On August 24, 1920, Tennessee became the thirty-sixth state to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution making woman suffrage legal throughout the United States. Nine southern states withheld ratification, including Virginia.