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08/18/2013 03:04 pm ET | Updated Aug 21, 2013

93 Years Ago Today, The 19th Amendment Gave Women The Right To Vote

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On this day in 1920, Congress made history when it ratified the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing all American women the right to vote.

The National Constitution Center explains how the deciding vote came 93 years ago from Tennessee assembly member Harry Burn, whose mother prodded him to "be a good boy" and make the vote.

Below, the official document, via The National Archives:

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