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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Legislatures elected after the Nineteenth Amendment have enacted many restrictions on abortion.
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Rejection of the Nominations by the Parliamentary Committee Events succeeding to the Nineteenth Amendment lead to the filling of the Constitutional Petition before the Supreme Court in which veto of the Committee was challenged on various grounds, including that the action of the Parliamentary Committee was beyond its Constitutional mandate.
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The Nineteenth Amendment was ratified just three years later, and women soon went to the polls.
The Constitution explicitly addresses the subject of sex discrimination in the Nineteenth Amendment, (14) which was adopted in 1920 and gave women the right to vote.
Like a nineteenth-century Forrest Gump, Walker seems to have been present at every momentous cultural event from the Civil War to her death in 1919__missing only the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, for she died eighteen months before Congress granted women the right to vote.
Naek expressed his delight and profound satisfaction over the passage of Nineteenth Amendment Bill from the National Assembly.
The Nineteenth Amendment, prohibiting the denial of the right to vote to citizens based on gender, was finally adopted on August 26, 1920.
Her death in 1907 preceded the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment by thirteen years.