Aug. 18 is the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave voting rights to some American women. But the beginning of the American suffrage movement started decades before — historians often point to the Seneca Falls Convention held in 1848.

In the first episode of “The Fight: How American Women Won the Right to Vote,” host Hannah Jewell explains the origins of the struggle.

Stay tuned for more episodes of “The Fight,” coming soon from The Lily and The Washington Post.

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