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The Ninteenth Amendment

 
 
The Ninteenth Amendment Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, May 27, 2022
1. The Ninteenth Amendment Marker
Inscription.  
The Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution, giving women the right to vote, was adopted on August 26, 1920. The original, in the form of a Congressional resolution, is in the National Archives at Washington.

H.J. Res 1

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 legislatures 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
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states or by any State on account of sex.

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

F.H. Gillett—
Speaker of the House of representatives,
Thos. r. Marshall.
Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate

 
Erected by Frank L. Ripka, in memory of Peter and Sophie Riphka.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsGovernment & PoliticsWomen. A significant historical date for this entry is August 26, 1920.
 
Location. 41° 27.317′ N, 82° 42.616′ W. Marker is in Sandusky, Ohio, in Erie County. Marker is on East Washington Row (U.S. 6) west of Wayne Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 E Washington Row, Sandusky OH 44870, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Signers of the Declaration Of Independence (here, next to this marker); Mayflower Compact (a few steps from this marker); Benjamin Franklin Epitaph (a few steps from this marker); The Monroe Doctrine (a few steps from this marker); I Have A Dream (a few steps from this marker); Statue Of Liberty (a few steps from this marker); Bill Of Rights
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(a few steps from this marker); Emancipation Proclamation (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sandusky.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 23, 2024. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on February 16, 2024, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photo   1. submitted on August 27, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
 
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Feb. 26, 2024