A Century of Strong Women: 100 years of Suffrage and Success

Date: March 4, 2020

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San Antonio College Political Science Program Presents:

"A Century of Strong Women: 100 years of Suffrage and Success"
In Honor and Celebration of the ratification of the 19th Amendment
to the U.S. constitution in 1920

Wednesday, March 4
McCreless Auditorium
Doors open at 5:30
Light refreshments will be provided

6 p.m. Introductory remarks:
Linda Chavez- Thompson,
Former vice chair of the Democratic National Committee

6:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker:
Ret. Maj. Gen. Susan Lewellyn Pamerleau,
First woman sheriff of Bexar County

The 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution granting American women the right to vote, a right known as women’s suffrage, was ratified in 1920 and ended 133 years of inequality at the ballot box for women. On Nov. 2, 1920, more than eight million women across the U.S. voted in elections for the first time.