On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified. Enshrining the right to vote regardless of gender, ratification offered new political power for millions of women — and heralded other important voting rights efforts still to come.
Celebrate a century of women’s suffrage and political power through the stories of these remarkable women featured in our free educational comics.
- Madeleine Albright
Former refugee, legendary diplomat, and women’s rights champion.
- Katharine Lee Bates
Author of the words to “America the Beautiful.”
- Molly Brown
An unsinkable advocate for women’s political power.
- Elizabeth Ensley
An influential activist despite limited means.
- Ellis Meredith
Suffragette, journalist and trailblazer for women’s politics.
- Minnie J. Reynolds Scalabrino
Rocky Mountain News, who influenced public opinion in favor of women’s right to vote.