Nineteenth Amendment

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Nineteenth Amendment

granted women right to vote (1920). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 409]
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The centennial of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution will be celebrated in 2020.
In 1912, eight years before the ratification of the 19th Amendment, Oregon women gained that right.
That gathering grew into a national movement that led to the ratification of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote.
On this date in 1890, more than 30 years before the 19th Amendment was ratified, women in one of these United States enjoyed the right to vote, as Wyoming became the 44th state to join the union.
He said that under 18th Constitutional Amendment provinces have been granted autonomy, judicial independent under 19th Amendment while 20th Amendment will guarantee the establishment of independent election commission to hold fair and transparent polls.
While talking to the journalists he said that by scrapping Article 17 clause 4 from 19th amendment , the democratic process was eliminated from the political parties, whereas under the same clause the holding of party elections was mandatory.
It was not until 1920, when the 19th Amendment was ratified, that all states were required to allow women to vote.
Iron Jawed Angels" takes a contemporary look at a small segment of the suffragist movement in the period just prior to passage of the 19th Amendment.
Last fall, on the 75th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, the university relented.
22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Women's Equality Day commemorates the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote.