Women in History Quick Facts

When Did Women Get The Right To Vote In The US?

In the United States, women got the right to vote in 1920 with the 19th amendment to the constitution. Notable suffrage leaders include Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Carrie Chapman Catt. Congress passed the 19th Amendment on June 4, 1919, and it was adopted on August 18, 1920.

When Did Women Get the Right to Vote in the US?

Who Was Florence Nightingale?

Florence Nightingale was a British nurse and social reformer who became the most popular woman to ever work in the nursing profession. Also known as the "lady with the lamp", Nightingale was instrumental in assisting injured British troops during the Crimean War of the early 19th century and laid the foundation of modern nursing.

Florence Nightingale: Mother of Modern Day Nursing