19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Women’s Right to Vote (1920)

Date: May 19, 1919, May 21, 1919, August 18, 1920, August 26, 1920

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19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Women’s Right to Vote (1920)


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Sixty-sixth Congress of the United States of America; At the First Session,

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Monday, the nineteenth day of May, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen.

JOINT RESOLUTION

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution extending the right of suffrage to women.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled(two-thirds of each House concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislature of three-fourths of the several States.

"ARTICLE .

"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 sex.

Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation."

[endorsements]

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Chicago: 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Women’s Right to Vote (1920) in Joint Resolution of Congress Proposing a Constitutional Amendment Extending the Right of Suffrage to Women, May 19, 1919; Ratified Amendments, 1795-1992; General Records of the United States Government; Record Group 11; National Archives. Original Sources, accessed October 15, 2019, http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=I1SDGLS5FCA8ZR3.

MLA: . 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Women’s Right to Vote (1920), in Joint Resolution of Congress Proposing a Constitutional Amendment Extending the Right of Suffrage to Women, May 19, 1919; Ratified Amendments, 1795-1992; General Records of the United States Government; Record Group 11; National Archives., Original Sources. 15 Oct. 2019. originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=I1SDGLS5FCA8ZR3.

Harvard: , 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Women’s Right to Vote (1920). cited in , Joint Resolution of Congress Proposing a Constitutional Amendment Extending the Right of Suffrage to Women, May 19, 1919; Ratified Amendments, 1795-1992; General Records of the United States Government; Record Group 11; National Archives.. Original Sources, retrieved 15 October 2019, from http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=I1SDGLS5FCA8ZR3.