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Texas Senate Ratifies the 19th Amendement
#OnThisDay in 1919, the Texas Senate approved ratification of the 19th Amendment. Texas became the 9th state in the US and the 1st state in the South to approve ratification.
The Texas legislature convened in a special session on June 23, 1919. The Texas House adopted a resolution for ratification (by a vote of 96 to 21) on June 24, 1919. Then, the Texas Senate approved the resolution in a viva voce vote on June 28, 1919. #100YearsStrong
-- NPS: https://www.nps.gov/articles/texas-women-s-history.htm#:~:text=On%20June%2028%2C%201919%2C%20the,of%20the%20United%20States%20Constitution
-- TSL: https://www.tsl.texas.gov/lobbyexhibits/struggles-women
-- TSHA: https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/viw01
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
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