Q: Why did you classify the United States as a Limited Democracy in the 1910s and a Full Democracy in the 1920s?

A: Because women got the vote in 1920. If I were illustrating the political history of the 1800s, I wouldn't have counted the enfranchisement of women as a significant factor in democratization because no one had crossed over, but during the 20th Century, the growth of women's suffrage was a very important trend which I need to track.

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