Homestead National Monument of America is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment. This year we are remembering women who homesteaded and their profound impact on the success of suffrage ideas.
"Planted in the Soil"
Historian Jonathan Fairchild’s research illustrates that women homesteaders were not just supporting figures in this monumental movement but central figures that impacted major developments like the eventual realization of women's rights to vote.
Women's Access to the Vote Across the US
A series of articles with a comprehensive history of women's suffrage and the 19th Amendment across America.
19th Amendment by State
Explore the state histories of the ratification of the 19th Amendment and women's right to vote.
State-by-State Race to Ratification
Follow the race to the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Events are added in real time 100 years after the original event.
Read “Planted in the Soil”: The Homestead Act, Women Homesteaders, and the 19th Amendment and learn more about the author, Homestead Historian Jonathan Fairchild.
Last updated: April 6, 2020