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To study the women's fight for the vote through my book, "Women Win the Vote! 19 for the 19th Amendment," you can find a free, downloadable teachers guide on my website. Just click on the "For Teachers" link on the landing page. https://www.nancybkennedy.com//for-te...

In 2020, our country celebrated the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote. On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, and the franchise was no longer restricted to men.

My book, "Women Win the Vote! 19 for the 19th Amendment" (Norton Young Readers, 2020) celebrates this victory through the lives of 19 of the women who devoted themselves to this cause. Among them are women who are well known today, like Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Sus
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Nancy B. Kennedy I've never had a problem with writer's block! If I come to a point where I'm unsure of how to proceed, it's because I haven't asked the right question…moreI've never had a problem with writer's block! If I come to a point where I'm unsure of how to proceed, it's because I haven't asked the right question or gotten the information I need. That's easy to rectify. Just pick up the phone!(less)
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