Nineteenth Amendment

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Nineteenth Amendment

granted women right to vote (1920). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 409]
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Five months after Sirisena was elected to office in Jan 2015, the parliament passed the 19th amendment to the constitution which states that the President of the Republic shall be elected by the People and shall hold office for a term of five years.
The bench headed by Chief Justice Priyasath Dep told Sirisena that he had only five years in office as a result of the 19th amendment although he was elected initially for a six year term, the local media reported.
Caption: Celebrating passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920
This massive, peaceful civil rights movement eventually culminated in women earning the right to vote with the passing of the 19th amendment on August 26, 1920.
Jill Docking will provide a challenge to women at this program that commemorates the actual signing of the 19th amendment 95 years ago on Aug.
The 19th Amendment was incorporated in the constitution in a quick succession after the 18th Amendment.
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.
She covers the impact of the 19th Amendment allowing women to vote, war and civic membership in the 1940s, and second wave feminism.
On August 26, the League marked the 85th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.
Women were allowed to vote nationwide in the USA as the result of the 19th Amendment, which was ratified in 1920.
It looks at how the so-called Reconstruction Amendments as well, of course, as the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote affected women.