In 1920, the US adopted the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, which prohibits the states and federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex. The event represented decades of suffrage activism at the state and national level. Below is a link to some fascinating stories to remind us of that history.
These stories were prepared by Ashleigh D. Coren of the National Portrait Gallery and Sara E. Cohen of "Because of Her Story." The site says, "Advocating for voting rights was a job so big that no woman could do it alone. Get to know women who worked in their communities to advocate for the right to vote in this video series.:
Link: Eight Women's Voting History Stories You May Not Know