It took 41 years for the amendment to be submitted to the states for ratification. Sadly, neither woman lived to see their dream come to fruition. However, women across the United States owe them much gratitude for their hard work and foresight.
Women like Ms. Anthony and Ms. Stanton fought long and hard for our right to vote; let's not take it for granted. And please remember women in the following nations where women still have limited or no right to vote in elections: Brunei, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Vatican City.
(Photo and historical source: www.wikipedia.org)