19th Amendment

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  • 19th amendment

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    Do you know how the 19th Amendment was formed? The Amendment was brought to congress over women suffrage. These women fought for their rights for 70 years. Finally getting the amendment ratified on August 18, 1920. The 19th Amendment states that “the right of citizen of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.” Women’s suffrage leads to the build up of the 19th Amendment. Women were getting tired of not having the same rights

  • 19th amendment

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    AMENDMENT 19           The amendment that I chose to do my report on is the 19th amendment. This amendment guaranteed the voting right to all of the American woman. The victory of this amendment took decades to be passed. In August of 1995 marked the 75th anniversary of the ratification of this amendment. This amendment was ratified on August 24,1920. The first three states to approve this amendment were Illinois Wisconsin and Michigan. When this

  • The Social Value of 19th Amendment

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    The 19th Amendment recognized the right of women to participate in politics equally like men. Well, do you know when it was ratified? It was on August 8th, 1920, which is really recent. After more than seventy years of relentless work, women finally won the struggle. The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prevents the United States federal government and the states from denying the right of citizens to vote on the basis of their sex. In other words, it guarantees the right to vote for all Americans

  • Reasoning Behind The 19th Amendment

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    were eligible to vote by 1850. During this time, the nation was on the brink of a civil war. One of the underlying issues of the Civil War was slavery. Blacks were beginning to cry for equality, and their right to vote was not far off. The 15th amendment was quick to follow the Civil War, making it illegal to deny the right to vote to anyone on account of their race. Blacks did not actually gain the right to vote in all states until The Voting Rights Act in the 1960s. The government gave blacks

  • Woman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment

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    “I do not wish them [women] to have power over men; but over themselves” – Mary Wollstonecraft. In the 19th century the hot topic was women’s rights everybody had an opinion about it. Of course the expected ones like Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton had much to say but a few unexpected ones like William Lloyd Garrison and Frederick Douglass spoke out for women’s rights. The focus will be the responsibilities and roles that the activists played in the Women’s Rights or Feminist Movement.

  • The 19th Amendment: Equal Rights to Vote

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    The 19th amendment states that the United States Constitution prohibits any United States citizen from being denied the right to vote on the basis of sex. The 19th amendment was a significant turning point for many women in America. It gave women freedom that they didn’t have before. Before this amendment was passed many women had no self portrayal, something they couldn’t reach with a male figure ruling next to them. That was until 1920 when the 19th amendment was passed. The amendment let women

  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton in the Movement of the 19th Amendment

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    and women are created equal.” (Elizabeth, 1815). The 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States gave women a right to vote as well as men. The movement to give the right to vote for women through the 19th Amendment was a Suffrage movement. The Suffrage movement had continued since the Civil War, but the 13th, 14th and 15th amendment (it is related to the right to citizen) did not cover the right to vote for women. The 19th Amendment and the Suffrage movement have changed the lives of

  • Susan B. Anthony: The Women's Suffrage Movement

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    Women’s Suffrage Movement was the fight to allow women the right to vote. The movement happened in the 19th century. Both women and men fought for women’s rights.A lot of time and effort went into trying to get women their rights. They finally won the fight when the 19th amendment was passed. The first gathering was held on July 19th-20th, 1848, in Seneca Falls, New York. The convention was led by Elizabeth Stanton and Lucretia Mott. They put the convention together quickly and did not advertise

  • The Fight for Equality

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    women not only didn't get a say in politics but they also didn't get education, the right to work, they couldn't even have control over their own body. Women fought for not only the right to vote but the right to be seen as equal to men; The 19th amendment broke the ground for movements that would change the nation forever like the roots in the tree of equality. Women didn’t get the right to vote overnight, it took them 66 years of fighting to win the vote. After years of strict limitations by

  • Amendments that Make U.S. Citizens Equal

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    candidate? The 19th amendment of the US Constitution states, “All US female citizens have the right to vote”. Men and women were not treated as equal Americans. The 19th amendment gave women the same rights as men. The 15th amendment of the US Constitution states, “ The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.” Freedom and equal right amendments are important because