Essays 19th Amendment

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The woman's rights movement began, and formed outspoken dispute by feminists.In 1923, the ERA was first proposed to be included in the United States Constitution, it declared: "Equality of rights should not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State on account of sex." Women therefore stipulated equal representation in society.

The woman's rights movement began, and formed outspoken dispute by feminists.In 1923, the ERA was first proposed to be included in the United States Constitution, it declared: "Equality of rights should not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State on account of sex." Women therefore stipulated equal representation in society.The amendment states that the right of citizens to vote "shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex." Although this equality was implied in the 14th Amendment (1868), most of the states continued to restrict or prohibit women's suffrage.

Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, struggled their whole lives for the vote, and did not live to see it.

As a presidential campaign kicked off in September of 1916, Carrie Chapman Catt, president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, addressed an emergency meeting of NAWSA’s Executive Council.

The movement to allow women the right to vote through the 19th amendment was the Suffrage movement. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who were key figures in the Suffrage movement.

The Suffrage movement has been going on since the Civil War, but the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments did not cover the rights of women to vote.

Wisconsin was the first state to approve the amendment and the 36th and final approval needed to have the amendment passed was in Tennessee in 1920, by a slim margin.

With that ratification complete the 19th amendment became part of the constitution on August 18, 1920.

The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.

Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

The Equal Rights Amendment would consequent in a momentous alter within American Society as well as endeavor to terminate the prejudice women were forced to suffer.

In the face of massive evidence of gender-based discrimination and the malfunction of guarantees within the Fourteenth Amendment for Women, fumed for a Federal Equal Rights Amendment in 1972.

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