Wisconsin Led the Path to Women’s Suffrage

This year marks the centennial of congressional approval of the U.S. constitutional amendment giving women the right to vote.  After Congress passed the amendment in June 1919, Wisconsin was the first state to ratify it a week later. UWM’s own Carolyn Eichner, associate professor of History and Women’s and Gender Studies, talks about the struggle that led to the 19th Amendment and its legacy.  Read more about it here.