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This Week in History – Women’s Right to Vote

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Photo (above): Women’s suffragists parade in New York City in 1917, carrying placards with signatures of more than a million women. (Source: The New York Times)

West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney Kelly V. Landers recalls events of significance that occurred this week in history:

On August 14, 1945, World War II ended with Japan’s surrender.

On August 15, 1969, the Woodstock Music & Art Festival opened, near the town of Woodstock, New York.

On August 16, 1977, Elvis Presley died at Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee.

On August 17, 1790, the U.S. Capitol moved to Philadelphia from New York City.

On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, guaranteeing women the right to vote.

 

Quote:  Humility is to be teachable and remain teachable.

 

Have a great week!

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