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No, it wasn't until the 19th Amendment to the Constitution in 1920 that women were granted suffrage.

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Q: Did women have the right to vote under the original US Constitution?
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Are Women in the Original Constitution?

yes. They didn't have the right to vote.


In the original Constitution did women have the right to vote?

No. The Constitution only uses the gender neutral "people" or "person" and never specifically mentions either sex, male or female. The Constitution was thus phrased to apply equally to both women and men.Contrary to common opinion, women were not denied the right to vote by the original Constitution--the individual states were left to determine their own requirements for voting. It was at the state level that women were unconstitutionally denied their right to vote. The states lost the power to exclude citizens from voting on the basis of sex with the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920.


Where in the constitution amendment does it mention women?

The 19th amendment of the U.S. Constitutions guarantees that all women shall have the right to vote. All men and women shall be created equal.


What right is not found in the original Constitution?

Many rights were not in the original Constitution of the United States. The rights of freedom of speech, religion, assembly, the right to keep and bear arms, freedom from slavery, voting rights, women's rights, and many more were not present. The Bill of Rights added most of these freedoms, but the end of slavery, voting rights, and the rights of women were not established until much later.


This gave the women the right to vote?

Emancipation gave women the right to vote


What right did the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution guarantee to women?

The right for all women across the nation to have the right to vote.


How are women represented in the Constitution?

To give you a very short answer- they were NOT represented in the US Constitution. The Constitution makes no mention of women- since they did not have the right to vote (or most of the rights that men had)


What did the women's did to have the right to vote?

women had the right to vote in the 1920. the law of women being able to vote is the 19th amendment in the constitution.


Women in the US won the right to do this in 1920?

In 1920 the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the US Constitution said that women could not be denied the right to vote just because they are women.The actual words are:The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.Most people say that "women got the right to vote", but that is not really correct.Strictly speaking, no-one in the US has a general Constitutional right to vote.The Constitution only mentions who will not be denied the right to vote.The right to vote is not mentioned at all in the original version of the US Constitution.


What was not an original feature of the US Constitution?

Female suffrage and abolishment of slavery were not original features of the US Constitution.


Who established the right for women to vote?

Women got the right to vote with the passage of the 19th amendment to the Constitution in 1920.


What constitution of the Philippines guaranteed the right of the women to vote?

The Commonwealth Constitution of the Philippines guaranteed the Right of the women to vote.That was led by the late and former president.sir Manuel Luis Quezon.