|Suffrage parade, NYCity, May 4, 1912: Women line up for parade, one in front leading with baby and carriage, dressed in white and wearing sashes that read, "Votes for women" carrying flags and banner (Library of Congress).|
|How shall we gain enlightenment? Prajnaparamita|
The next year, following approval by three-fourths of state legislatures, the amendment was ratified into the Constitution.
|We can rise up: Goddess power! (Eos)|
In fact, many historians can point a clear line from the passage of the 19th amendment to the passage of Civil Rights legislation in the 1960s and the current movements seeking to offer greater federal protections for gay and transgender Americans. More