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19th Amendment (1920)

The 19th Amendment guarantees all American women the right to vote. Congress passed it on June 4, 1919 and ratified it on August 18, 1920. This list includes vocabulary from the transcription of the Joint Resolution of Congress proposing the 19th Amendment. Read the full text .
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  1. joint
    involving both houses of a legislature
    JOINT RESOLUTION
  2. resolution
    a formal expression by a meeting, agreed to by a vote
    JOINT RESOLUTION
  3. propose
    present for consideration, examination, or criticism
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution extending the right of suffrage to women.
  4. amendment
    a statement that is added to a proposal or document
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution extending the right of suffrage to women.
  5. extend
    make available; provide
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution extending the right of suffrage to women.
  6. right
    an abstract idea of that which is due by law or nature
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution extending the right of suffrage to women.
  7. suffrage
    a legal right to vote
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution extending the right of suffrage to women.
  8. resolve
    reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation
    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.
  9. assemble
    get people together
    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.
  10. concur
    happen simultaneously
    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.
  11. article
    a separate section of a legal document
    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.
  12. valid
    well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force
    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.
  13. intent
    the planned meaning of a communication
    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.
  14. purpose
    the quality of being determined to do or achieve something
    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.
  15. ratify
    approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation
    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.
  16. deny
    refuse to recognize or acknowledge
    "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.
  17. abridge
    lessen, diminish, or curtail
    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.
  18. account
    grounds
    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.
  19. enforce
    ensure observance of laws and rules
    Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
  20. legislation
    the act of making or enacting laws
    Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
Created on February 22, 2018 (updated September 20, 2019)

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