United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act

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

Rhode Island Delegation

This is one of the 63 delegations in the convention, accounting for 15 of 1451 people who took part.

Members (15):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Nelson W. Aldrich Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
Henry B. Anthony Visualize (1 April, 1815 -- 2 September, 1884) Anthony was an American editor and politician. Born in Coventry, R.I., Anthony was the editor of the Providence Journal in 1838, later becoming one of its owners. Anthony was elected Governor of Rhode Island in 1849 and was reelected in 1850. Anthony was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1858 and reelected in 1864, 1870, 1876 and 1882. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Rhode Island Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Rhode Island Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Rhode Island Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Rhode Island Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
Latimer W. Ballou Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
Clark Burdick Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
Ambrose Burnside Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
Jonathan Chace Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
LeBaron B. Colt Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
Benjamin T. Eames Visualize (June 4, 1818 — October 6, 1901) Eames was a teacher, bookkeeper, and lawyer. Benjamin Eames was born in Norfolk County, Massachusetts and moved to Providence, Rhode Island after studying law and being admitted to the bar in 1845. He served as a clerk of the State House of Representatives (1845-1850), a member of the State Senate (1854-1857), and member of the State House of Representatives (1859, 1860, 1868-1869). Eames was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives from March 4, 1871 to March 3, 1879. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/E000005] Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
Peter G. Gerry Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
Ambrose Kennedy Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
George Francis O'Shaunessy Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
William A. Pirce Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
William P. Sheffield Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
Henry J. Spooner Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
Walter Russell Stiness Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)