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U.S. marks 100 years since women given right to vote by Reuters

U.S. marks 100 years since women given right to vote by Reuters

THE United States marked the centennial of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote on Wednesday with celebrations of the "historic victory" as well as pleas by female politicians to honor the milestone by voting in November's presidential election. The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was formally certified on August 26, 1920, after decades of struggle by suffragettes. It states, "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." The date is marked in the United States…
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