The Story of the Woman's Party

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Harcourt, Brace, 1921 - Women - 486 pages
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Page 157 - House concurring therein) that the following article be proposed in the legislatures of the several States as an Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which, when ratified by three-fourths of the said legislatures, shall be valid as part of such Constitution, namely: Article 1, Section 1. The right of citizens of
Page 304 - we shall fight for those things which we have always carried nearest our hearts, for democracy, for the right of those who submit to authority to have a voice in their own government.
Page 157 - by any State on account of sex. Section 2. Congress shall have power, by appropriate legislation, to enforce the provisions of this article. The National Woman's Party, convinced that the enfranchisement of women is the paramount issue, pledges itself to use its united vote to secure 'the passage of the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, irrespective of the interests of any national political
Page 36 - shall not be denied or abridged by any State on account of sex. Section 2. Congress shall have power by appropriate legislation to enforce the provisions of this article.
Page 55 - by any State on account of sex. Section 2. Congress shall have power by appropriate legislation to enforce the provisions of this article. The National
Page 187 - O, may Thy Soldiers, faithful, true and bold, Fight as the Saints who nobly fought of old, And win with them the victor's crown of gold. Alleluia ! And
Page 169 - There was a time when nobody but a lawyer could know enough to run the government of the United States, and a distinguished English publicist once remarked, speaking of the complexity of the American government, that it was no proof of the excellence of the American Constitution that it had been successfully operated, because the
Page 170 - which is now so manifest to those who look only a little way beneath the surface. Stories such as Dr. Davis has told tonight were uncommon in those simpler days. The pressure of low wages, the agony of obscure and unremunerated toil did not exist in America in anything
Page 423 - the right of all those who submit to authority to have a voice in their own government.
Page 169 - the most difficult legal questions of our system, the life of the nation began not only to unfold but to accumulate. Life in the United States was a comparatively simple matter at the time of the Civil War. There was none of that

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