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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Anthony teamed up with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, together the two worked to set the work in motion that would eventually lead to the 19th Amendment.
Just after the third anniversary, the President referred to the Supreme Court for a determination, whether his term of office, post the 19th Amendment was for five or six years, resulting in his term running through either January 2020 or 2021.
A five-judge bench in a unanimous decision ruled that the President's term was limited to five years by the 19th amendment to the constitution that he himself initiated after winning the 2015 elections.
The 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, will be celebrated in 2020, and 2018 will mark the 200th anniversary of Frederick Douglasss birth, making this an ideal time to add this important site to the National Register of Historic Places.
The 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote, takes effect when Tennessee becomes the 36th state-of 48-to ratify it.
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.
A panel of League of Women Voters members will share what it took to get the 19th Amendment passed.
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.
However, these were subsequently rectified through the 19th Amendment passed after few months of the previous bill.
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.