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 nineteenth Amendment Bill likewise proposed a change in Article 175-A which ties the parliamentary advisory group to legitimize its choice in the event that it dismisses any chosen one of the Judicial Commission for the arrangement of judges.
See also Annette Lamb's column in this issue, "Celebrating the Nineteenth Amendment and Women's Suffrage: A Website Toolkit," pages 54-60 and the poster, pages 32-33.
The women testified in support of a Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S.
Changes to the US Constitution adopted during this period include the introduction of the federal income tax with the Sixteenth Amendment, direct election of senators with the Seventeenth Amendment, the prohibition of alcohol with the Eighteenth Amendment (some ideas were really bad), and women's suffrage with the Nineteenth Amendment. Progressives wanted citizens to rule more directly, overturning a powerful and often corrupt political-industrial complex that had gradually usurped their rights.
More than four hundred modernist items from North America and Europe, made after history's first modern blood-bath (World War I), are featured in this volume, which smartly reflects on the roaring decade that brought us Prohibition, Duke Ellington, and the Nineteenth Amendment to the US Constitution.
A strong roster of local and global beauty brands including Ko and Humble, When Face Mask and Adesse New York will graciously provide goodies for swag bags, while the Nineteenth Amendment and Shopping Links respectively invite high quality designers and bloggers to attend the festivities.
18, 2020 - the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution.
Macy's has collaborated with online fashion tech start-up company Nineteenth Amendment on macys.com.
Beaumont illustrates this with regard to the Bill of Rights, the Civil War Amendments, and the Nineteenth Amendment, demonstrating how antifederalists, abolitionists, and suffragists, nurtured and shaped constitutional understandings that would come to be reflected in textual amendments.
Northborough Historical Society Meeting potluck, 6:30 p.m.; "The Nineteenth Amendment: 1912 to 1920'' presented by Mark Bashour, 7:30 p.m.
Feminists pointed to how almost to the day in 1920 it marked the signing of the Nineteenth Amendment of the America constitution, which guaranteed women the right to vote.
Nonetheless, in 1921, the Iowa Supreme Court played a distinctive role in furthering the cause of equality for women by becoming one of the early states to rely on the Nineteenth Amendment (60) in concluding that women were also eligible to serve on juries.