How did Arizona women gain the right to vote before the 19th Amendment?




Valley 101 show

Summary: The 19th Amendment turns 100 this year. The amendment guaranteed American women's suffrage nationally, but some women in Arizona voted before 1920. How did they do that? This week on Valley 101, a podcast from The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com, we meet some of the leaders of the women's suffrage movement in Arizona and explore their long-lasting impacts.  In this episode you'll hear:  How Frances Munds impacted women's suffrage.  How literacy tests in Arizona disenfranchised women of color. When Native Americans received the right to vote.