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The Nineteenth Amendment (Amendment XIX) to the United S...

wikipedia - 08 Nov 2016
The Nineteenth Amendment (Amendment XIX) to the United States Constitution prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex. It was ratified on August 18, 1920. Until the 1910s, most states did not give women the right to vote. The amendment was the culmination of the women's suffrage movement in the United States, which fought at both state and national levels to achieve the vote. It effectively overruled Minor
nineteenth amendment to the united states constitution

Hear Dolly Parton's Suffrage Anthem 'A Woman's Right'

Rolling Stone - 18 Sep 2018
But in a just-released video the singer-songwriter celebrates one of the most hard-fought battles for American women, the August 1920 ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which reserved suffrage rights for women and ...
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Women's Equality Day

Hanford Sentinel - 24 Aug 2018
This Sunday, August 26, we celebrate Women's Equality Day. It is the 98th anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving women the right to vote. This achievement was the culmination of a 72-year, non ...
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The 19th Amendment: Women get to vote

KOIN.com - 26 Aug 2018
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- Women gained the right to vote in the United States on this day 98 years ago. On August 26, 1920, Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby certified the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, guaranteeing American women the right to ...
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August 26, 1920: National women's suffrage fight ends

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 26 Aug 2018
Secretary Colby announced that the Tennessee certificate had been delivered to him at his home at 3 o'clock this morning and that he had immediately turned it over to Solicitor Fred Nielson of the state department for examination. Solicitor Nielson ...
nineteenth amendment to the united states constitution

How Midwestern Suffragists Won the Vote by Attacking Immigrants

Smithsonian - 17 Sep 2018
That Shaw, who was president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, had come to a Midwestern state like South Dakota was not unusual; the region had a rich but contentious history with woman suffrage. The familiar narrative of women's ...
nineteenth amendment to the united states constitution

Jeion A. Ward: Bring the ERA to the General Assembly floor

Virginian-Pilot - 09 Sep 2018
By allowing the Equal Rights Amendment to reach the floor for a full vote, the General Assembly would exercise our state's constitutional right in the ratification process. Last year, a majority of both the House and the Senate — including members ...
nineteenth amendment to the united states constitution

WRITE ON: Seneca Falls & Justice Kavanaugh

Finger Lakes Times - 17 Sep 2018
Many members of Congress are eager to push bills to place federal restrictions on abortion. A number of states are already poised to limit — or entirely outlaw — abortion in their jurisdictions depending on how Roe vs. Wade fares in a federal legal ...
nineteenth amendment to the united states constitution

Women's efforts recognized, celebrated during Women's Equality Day

United States Army (press release) - 01 Sep 2018
KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- On Aug. 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which granted women the right to vote, was ratified. Today, 98 years later, the iconic day still recognizes women's continued efforts toward equality. U ...
nineteenth amendment to the united states constitution

Mary Blount Chapter of the DAR announces student contests

Maryville Daily Times - 02 Sep 2018
The topic: The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was passed by the United States Congress on June 4, 1919, and was ratified on August 18, 1920. This amendment granted all American women the right to vote and hold elective office. Many Americans ...
nineteenth amendment to the united states constitution

Community celebrates women's suffrage, after 98 years

KLTV - 27 Aug 2018
SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - 98 years ago, the 19th amendment of the United States Constitution was approved, finally allowing women the right to vote. On Sunday, the League of Women Voters celebrated this American victory. Actors from the Tyler Civic ...
nineteenth amendment to the united states constitution

Women in STEM Fields: Advice From the Lab

Now. Powered by Northrop Grumman. (blog) - 06 Sep 2018
August 26 marked Women's Equality Day, which commemorates both the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women the right to vote and the nationwide demonstration for women's rights in 1970, according to the National ...
nineteenth amendment to the united states constitution

THE REGULARS: Become engaged in this year's midterm elections

Sioux City Journal - 02 Sep 2018
26, 1920, after decades of struggle but without any fanfare, the 19th Amendment was formally adopted into the U.S. Constitution, giving women the right to vote by prohibiting federal and state governments from denying voting rights to citizens of the ...
nineteenth amendment to the united states constitution

Commentary: Make a difference and vote

SW News Media - 14 Sep 2018
The U.S. Constitution did not sp ecifically address who can and cannot vote in elections. It was not until the 15th Amendment addressing race, color, or previous servitude, the 19th Amendment addressing the sex of the voter and the 26th Amendment ...
nineteenth amendment to the united states constitution

Virginia should ratify ERA

Richmond Free Press - 04 Sep 2018
One hundred and fifty years ago, the 14th Amendment's Equal Protection Clause in the U.S. Constitution prohibited states from denying to any person within its jurisdiction “the equal protection of the laws.” And shortly thereafter, the 15th Amendment ...
nineteenth amendment to the united states constitution

The Third Attempt

Ceylon Daily News - 18 Sep 2018
Therefore, in order to protect the state and democracy and to stop a constitutional autocracy from building up, the American public along with the Congress brought in the 22nd Amendment to the American Constitution in 1951. These days, a serious amount ...

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