Amendment XIX Granting Women the Right to Vote by Edited by Carrie Fredericks

By Edited by Carrie Fredericks

Starting with the Constitutional modification textual content, each one quantity places a specific modification in ancient context, examines the way it has been confirmed within the courts, and provides present controversies and debates.

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Moreover he would be better fitted for these very relations and whatever special work he might choose to do to earn his bread by the complete development of all his faculties as an individual. Education for Women Just so with woman. The education that will fit her to discharge the duties in the largest sphere of human usefulness will best fit her for whatever special work she may be compelled to do. The isolation of every human soul and the necessity of self-dependence must give each individual the right to choose his own surroundings.

What a picture of woman’s position. Robbed of her natural rights, handicapped by law 45 Granting Women the Right to Vote and custom at every turn, yet compelled to fight her own battles, and in the emergencies of life to fall back on herself for protection. Women Alone The girl of sixteen, thrown on the world to support herself, to make her own place in society, to resist the temptations that surround her and maintain a spotless integrity, must do all this by native force or superior education.

Suffragists thronged the Senate galleries in anticipation of the final vote, and when the outcome was announced by President Pro Tem. ] Cummins they broke into deafening applause. For two minutes the demonstration went on, Senator Cummins making no effort to check it. . The vote came after four hours of debate, during which Democratic Senators opposed to the amendment filibustered to prevent a roll call until their absent Senators could be protected by pairs. They gave up the effort finally as futile.

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