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 5956: 1883-12-10 00:00:00

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Resolved, That the following select committees be appointed for the present session, and that each of these committees shall be and is vested with all the powers and authorities heretofore given by the Senate to each of the select committees on the respective subject to which they relate:

To Examine the Several Branches of the Civil Service-Messrs. Cullom (chairman), Dawes, McMillan, Hampton, and Groome.

To Investigate Condition of Potomac River Front of Washington-Messrs. Ransom (chairman), Vest, Gorman, Conger, Cameron of Pennsylvania, Sabin, and Hill.

To make provision for taking the Tenth Census and ascertaining the results thereof-Messrs. Hale (chairman), Morrill, Sawyer, Wilson, Pendleton, Morgan, and Fair.

To Investigate and Report the Best Means of Preventing the Introduction and Spread of Epidemic Diseases-Messrs. Harris (chairman), Garland, Jonas, Hampton, Sewell, Bowen, and Frye.

To Inquire into all Claims of Citizens of the United States against the Government of Nicaragua-Messrs. Maxey (chairman), Groome, Beck, Hill, and Dolph.

On Woman Suffrage-Messrs. Lapham (chairman), Anthony, Blair, Palmer, Fair, Jones of Florida, and Brown.

On Additional Accommodations for the Library of Congress-Messrs. Voorhees (chairman), Butler, and Dolph.

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