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American women and the constitution of the U.S.A.

by Isobel Crane

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Published by Altair in conjunction with the American Studies Resources Centre of the Polytechnic of Central London in Hebden Bridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementessay by Isobel Crane ; background notes and documents by Jacqueline Anthony.
    SeriesAmerican documents series -- no.1 = -- case studies on the American constitution, American documents series -- no.1.
    ContributionsAnthony, Jacqueline., Polytechnic of Central London. American Studies Resources Centre.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF478
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44p. :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15201113M
    ISBN 101871132037

    Women's suffrage in the United States of America, the legal right of women to vote, was established over the course of more than half a century, first in various states and localities, sometimes on a limited basis, and then nationally in The demand for women's suffrage began to gather strength in the s, emerging from the broader movement for women's rights. The U.S. Constitution & Amendments: Read the Constitution (Continued) [2] Each House may determine the Rules of its Proceedings, punish its Members for disorderly Behavior, and, with the Concurrence of two thirds, expel a Member. [3] Each House shall keep a Journal of its Proceedings, and from time to time publish the same, excepting such.

    The delegates decided that in order for the new national government to be implemented, each state must first hold a special ratifying convention. When nine of the thirteen had approved the plan, the constitution would go into effect. When the American public learned of the new constitution, opinions were deeply divided, but most people were. The U.S. Constitution Online is proud to present the following selection of titles for your Constitutional Reading pleasure. These books are presented in association with the online bookstore. Help support this site by buying your books from

      In the s, the United States Constitution was ordained and established by men. As a rule, women did not participate in the conventions that framed and ratified the Constitution. Women did not vote for convention delegates. And women-as women did not publicly participate in constitutional debates in the press, in pamphlets, and so on. To my knowledge, only one woman played a .   On Jan. 29, , just two days before 93 delegates from 28 states convened in Atlanta for the 27th National American Woman Suffrage Association’s convention, The Atlanta Constitution .


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