Nineteenth Amendment

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Noun1.Nineteenth Amendment - an amendment to the Constitution of the United States adopted in 1920; guarantees that no state can deny the right to vote on the basis of sex
Constitution of the United States, U.S. Constitution, United States Constitution, US Constitution, Constitution - the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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The Government has taken steps to establish a required institution under the 19th amendment to the constitution to strengthen the national reconciliation process, the President said adding that at present this institution fulfil all its functions efficiently.
Blacks got the right to vote under the 15th Amendment, approved in 1870, but women had to wait until 1920, when the 19th Amendment passed.
The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) said it celebrated the 95th anniversary of the victory of the Women's Suffrage Movement, the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution.
The event was the certification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution.
A panel of League of Women Voters members will share what it took to get the 19th Amendment passed.
The goal is to get the new bill in circulation by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Monday marked the 93rd anniversary of the 19th Amendment with a trip to Austin to promote economic reform aimed at helping women.
For instance the first chapter, which deals with the battle for the vote, comprises a thorough history, a table listing the details of state ratification of the 19th Amendment, another table on global expansion of voting rights from 1881 to 1920, and a listing of prominent women's rights pioneers (by state); it also includes profiles of suffrage leaders.
My suggestion to the (apex) court is that the issue of immunity should be referred to Parliament like the issue of the appointment of judges was referred to Parliament [and resolved] in the form of 19th Amendment," he added.
McFarland was honored by the organization, Emerge Maine, as Woman of the Year on the 90th anniversary of passage of the 19th Amendment.
Lest we forget, the Equal Rights Amendment has never been ratified in this, our "Christian" nation, and it took decades of attempts before the 19th Amendment was ratified to affirm women's right to vote.
After successfully campaigning for women's suffrage in Montana, she won her seat in Congress and helped to pass the 19th Amendment to the U.