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The women's suffrage movement was the movement to gain the right of women to vote and to run for office. It began in the 1860s, both in the U.S. and in Europe. Women won the right to vote in 1920 with the advent of the 19th Amendment, which made illegal gender-based restrictions on the ballot.

 

 

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