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 5365: 1879-12-03 00:00:00

Senators entering the chamber, administration of the oath of office, creation of standing and select committees

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Standing Committees

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Resolved, That the following be the standing committees of the Senate during the present session:


On Privileges and Elections-Messrs. Saulsbury, (chairman,) Hill of Georgia, Kernan, Bailey, Houston, Vance, Cameron of Wisconsin, Hoar, and Logan.

On Foreign Relations-Messrs. Eaton, (chairman,) Johnston, Morgan, Hill of Georgia, Pendleton, Hamlin, Conkling, Kirkwood, and Carpenter.

On Finance-Messrs. Bayard, (chairman,) Kernan, Wallace, Voorhees, Beck, Morrill, Ferry, Jones of Nevada, and Allison.

On Appropriations-Messrs. Davis of West Virginia, (chairman,) Withers, Beck, Wallace, Eaton, Windom, Allison, Blaine, and Booth.

On Commerce--Messrs. Gordon, (chairman,) Ransom, Randolph, Hereford, Coke, Conkling, McMillan, Jones of Nevada, and Baldwin.

On Manufactures-Messrs. Grover, (chairman,) McPherson, Williams, Rollins, and Dawes.

On Agriculture-Messrs. Johnston, (chairman,) Davis of West Virginia, Gordon, Slater, Paddock, Sharon, and Blair.

On Military Affairs-Messrs. Randolph, (chairman,) Cockrell, Maxey, Grover, Hampton, Burnside, Plumb, Cameron of Pennsylvania, and Logan.

On Naval Affairs-Messrs. McPherson, (chairman,) Whyte, Jones of Florida, Vance, Farley, Anthony, Blaine, Cameron of Pennsylvania, and Ferry.

On the Judiciary-Messrs. Thurman, (chairman,) McDonald, Bayard, Garland, Lamar, Davis of Illinois, Edmunds, Conkling, and Carpenter.

On Post Offices and Post-Roads-Messrs. Maxey, (chairman,) Saulsbury, Bailey, Houston, Farley, Groome, Ferry, Hamlin, and Kirkwood.

On Public Lands-Messrs. McDonald, (chairman,) Jones of Florida, Grover, McPherson, Walker, Plumb, Paddock, Booth, and Hill of Colorado.

On Private Land Claims-Messrs. Edmunds, (chairman,) Allison, Windom, Davis of Illinois, and Jonas.

On Indian Affairs-Messrs. Coke, (chairman,) Pendleton, Walker, Slater, Williams, Allison, Ingalls, Saunders, and Logan.

On Pensions-Messrs. Withers, (chairman,) McPherson, Groome, Call, Farley, Ingalls, Kellogg, Platt, and Kirkwood.

On Revolutionary Claims-Messrs. Anthony, (chairman,) Dawes, McMillan, Jones of Florida, and Hill of Georgia.

On Claims-Messrs. Cockiell, (chairman,) Hereford, Harris, Groome, Houston, McMillan, Cameron of Wisconsin, Teller, and Hoar.

On the District of Columbia-Messrs. Harris, (chairman,) Whyte, Withers, Butler, Vance, Ingalls, Rollins, McMillan, and Paddock.

On Patents-Messrs. Kernan, (chairman,) Coke, Slater, Call, Booth, Hoar, and Platt.

On Public Buildings and Grounds-Messrs. Jones of Florida, (chairman,) Saulsbury, Vest, Dawes, and, Morrill.

On Territories-Messrs. Garland, (chairman,) Butler, Vest, Slater, Saunders, Kellogg, and Logan.

On Railroads-Messrs. Ransom, (chairman,) Lamar, Eaton, Grover, Williams, Pendleton, Jonas, Dawes, Teller, Saunders, and Windom.

On Mines and Mining-Messrs. Hereford, (chairman,) Hampton, Vest, Farley Cameron of Pennsylvania, Plumb, and Hill of Colorado.

On the Revision of the Laws-Messrs. Wallace, (chairman,) Kernan, Davis of Illinois, Hoar, and McMillan.

On Education and Labor-Messrs. Bailey, (chairman,) Gordon, Maxey, Randolph, Lamar, Burnside, Morrill, Bruce, and Sharon.

On Civil Service and Retrenchment-Messrs. Butler, (chairman,) Whyte, Beck, Walker, Teller, Rollins, and Baldwin.

To Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses of the Senate-Messrs. Hill of Georgia, (chairman,) Davis of West Virginia, and Jones of Nevada.

On Printing-Messrs. Whyte, (chairman,) Ransom, and Anthony.

On the Library-Messrs. Voorhees, (chairman,) Ransom, and Edmunds.

On Rules-Messrs. Morgan, (chairman,) Cockrell, and Blaine.

On Engrossed Bills-Messrs. Conkling, (chairman,) Jones of Nevada, and Withers.

On Enrolled Bills-Messrs. Vance, (chairman,) Call, and Rollins.

On the Improvement of the Mississippi River and its Tributaries-Messrs. Lamar, (chairman,) Cockrell, Harris, Jonas, Blaine, Kellogg, and Bruce.

On Transportation Routes to the Seaboard-Messrs. Beck, (chairman,) Johnston, Voorhees, Hampton, Cameron of Pennsylvania, Windom, and Blair.

Decisions yet to be taken