After years of hard work and perseverance, the 19th amendment was finally ratified on August 18, 1920, giving all American women the right to vote. This year marks the 100th anniversary of this historic moment, so show your pride and remind people to go out and perform their civic duty with this Vote necklace, which is available on UncommonGoods for $50.
This unique piece of jewelry integrates the female symbol into the necklace's design to spell out "vote," and is available in silver or brass. But this 16-inch necklace won’t just show off your appreciation for suffragists of the past, because $5 from your purchase will go to the League of Women Voters (LWV) to help women today.
Founded in 1920 by women’s rights activist and suffragette Carrie Chapman Catt, the LWV works to help people register to vote and provides voters with pertinent information about elections. Since its inception, the LWV has been instrumental in many voters' rights initiatives, like launching VOTE411.org, which informs people about their polling places and assists with their registration status.
If you want a fun way to learn more about the most instrumental figures behind the women's suffrage movement, check out this 500-piece Votes for Women puzzle from UncommonGoods, featuring artwork of trailblazers like Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sojourner Truth, and more.
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