Nineteenth Amendment

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an amendment to the Constitution of the United States adopted in 1920

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However, the 19th amendment clearly spelt out that Sirisena was entitled to a five year term after voluntarily trimming the tenure by one year.
The observance of Women's Equality Day not only commemorates the passage of the 19th amendment, but also calls attention to women's continual efforts toward full equality.
28 As such, the 19th Amendment Bill gave effect to certain amendments in the Constitution after giving consideration to the observations of the Supreme Court.
The 19th amendment of this Directive (2002/61/EC) restricts the marketing and use of azodyes in certain textile and leather articles to those meeting the requirements laid down in the Directive.
Iron Jawed Angels'' (an appellation assigned the female protesters by an outraged senator) tells its story efficiently, which means that no time seems to pass at all between Wilson's speech encouraging Congress to give women the vote and passage of the 19th Amendment.
Jeanette Rankin was the first woman member of Congress--elected four years before the the 19th Amendment guaranteed women the right to vote.
This 105-year-old woman was 23 years old when the 19th Amendment was adopted in August 19th and women were first given the right to vote.
After the fight was won with the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920, Paul continued to be a crusader on various political causes while Burns retreated from public life.
In 1920, the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution brought what she had hoped: a public policy of equality of suffrage for women and men.
Before the 19th Amendment granted women suffrage, the Supreme Court had ruled that a ban on women voting did not violate the constitution.
While American women have made momentous strides since 1920, when the 19th Amendment was ratified, they continue to face substantial roadblocks.
But according to some constitutional pundits, the President move of seeking clarification regarding his period of office is a very clear attempt to extend his term to six years, after it was reduced to five years by the 19th Amendment.
The day commemorates the inclusion of 19th Amendment in the U.
The abolition of the 18th Amendment and the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution is a great victory achieved by the citizens of this country, he said.
The goal is to get the new bill in circulation by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote.