Women Take Charge by Georgia Fenwick Posted on September 4, 2010 A small group of suffragettes urge Woodrow Wilson to support a Consitutional amendment, giving women the right to vote. They were finally given the right to vote in 1920. This moment was historically significant because this established the route of equal opportunities for women. Enfranchisement equals empowerment and therefore women were able to participate in political decisions. When women gained the right to vote they were finally recognized as citizens and discovered a sense of being a part of their own society. This entry was posted in September 7 Assignment, TV24. Bookmark the permalink.