36 states were needed to ratify the 19th Amendment,


22 states ratified in 1919

National Woman’s Party activists watch Alice Paul sew a star onto the NWP Ratification Flag


National Photo Co. 1929-1920


Kentucky ratified on January 6

Rhode Island ratified on January 6



Oregon on January 13th




Indiana on January 16





Wyoming on January 27

February and March 1920 brought eight more!


Nevada ratified on February 7





New Jersey on February 9





Idaho on February 11






Arizona on February 12






New Mexico on February 21






Oklahoma on February 28









West Virginia on March 10th










Washington State on March 22


5 states ratified in January 1920  

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