By: Molly Walsh<br />Nineteenth Amendment<br />
It is a constitutional amendment that would provide "The right of citizens to vote and shall not be abridged by the United...
The 19th Amendment<br />
Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Santon drafted the amendment and first introduced it in 1878<br /> In 1919, Congress s...
Women Suffraigists <br />
In July 1890 Wyoming, which allowed women to vote, was admitted as a state.  Wyoming was ne of the first states with women...
http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/conlaw/nineteentham.htm<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nineteenth_Amendme...
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  1. 1. By: Molly Walsh<br />Nineteenth Amendment<br />
  2. 2. It is a constitutional amendment that would provide "The right of citizens to vote and shall not be abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.” <br />What is the Nineteenth Amendment?<br />
  3. 3. The 19th Amendment<br />
  4. 4. Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Santon drafted the amendment and first introduced it in 1878<br /> In 1919, Congress submitted the amendment to the states for ratification.<br /> August 18th, 1920, it was ratified.<br />How did the 19th Amendment come about?<br />
  5. 5. Women Suffraigists <br />
  6. 6. In July 1890 Wyoming, which allowed women to vote, was admitted as a state.  Wyoming was ne of the first states with women suffrage.<br />  By 1900, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho also allowed women to vote.<br />In 1912, Theodore Roosevelt's Progressive Party became the first national political party to support women suffrage. <br />A Chain Reaction<br />
  7. 7. http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/conlaw/nineteentham.htm<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nineteenth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution<br />Refrences<br />
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