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Editor: Tracy A. Thomas
University of Akron School of Law

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Reflection and Analysis on the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

Many articles out yesterday on the 100th Anniversary of Congress's passage of the 19th Amendment.  Ratification by the states came in August 2020, so we will be celebrating the 100th Anniversary for the next year with more history and analysis to come.

The Library of Congresss has this new exhibit: Shall Not be Denied

The Atlantic started a series of articles on the 19th Amendment.  Votes for Women: A Century of Suffrage

Emma Green, The Epic Political Battle Over the Legacy of the Suffragettes

Adrienne LaFrance, The "Undesirable Militants" Behind the 19th Amendment

Kimberly Hamlin, NEH, The Forgotten Suffragists

Kimberly Hamlin, Wash Post How Racism Almost Killed Women's Right to Vote

Tracy Thomas, More Than the Vote More Than the Vote: The 19th Amendment as Proxy for Gender Equality, Stanford J. Civil Rgt. & Civil Liberties (forthcoming)

Tracy Thomas, Speech, The 19th Amendment: From the Vote to ERA

The Center for Constitutional Law at the University of Akron School of Law will sponsor a conference on the 19th Amendment this fall.  Registration and information on speakers is here.

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