United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]

The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution secured the right to vote to women.

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Session 4846: 1878-01-10 12:00:00

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Resolution Requesting Advocacy Before the Senate [Modified]

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Whereas thousands of women of the United States have petitioned Congress for an amendment to the Constitution allowing women the right of suffrage; and

Whereas many of the representative women of the country favoring such amendment are present in the city and have requested to be heard before the Senate in advocacy of said amendment:

Resolved, That at a session of the Senate to be held on Saturday next said representative women, or such of them as may be designated for that purpose, may be heard before the Senate, but for two hours only.

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