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A Brief History Of Voting Rights

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A Brief History Of Voting Rights

A Brief History Of Voting Rights

September 24 is National Voter Registration Day, which is celebrated on the fourth Tuesday of every September.

While the founding fathers saw voting as a fundamental tenant, the right was denied to many citizens for centuries.

Business Insider reports that from 1776-1856, voting was restricted to property-owning white men.

The right to vote was eventually granted to white women with the 19th Amendment in 1920.

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