On March 3, 1913, 5,000 suffragists from across the country gathered in Washington, DC, to demand the right to vote. The elaborate parade, which marched from the U.S. Capitol to the Treasury Building, included nurses, college students, academics, and clergywomen united in the struggle for women’s suffrage.
| Renee Davidson
Ninety-three years ago today, the 19th amendment to the Constitution was passed by Congress and sent to the states for ratification. The 19th amendment would take over a year to be ratified. It would not be until August of 1920 when women finally gained the right to vote.