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The New York Times, January 11, 1918 – Front Page – The 274 votes for the Suffrage Amendment include 104 Democrats, 165 Republicans, 2 Independents, 1 Socialist, 1 Prohibitionist, and 1 Progressive. The 136 votes against the amendment include 102 Democrats, 33 Republicans, and 1 Progressive. read clipping

 

The New York Times, January 11, 1918 – This article details how each representative voted in the US House. read clipping

 

The New York Times, January 11, 1918 – The House of Lords in Great Britain overwhelmingly rejects a challenge to suffrage for women. read clipping

  

The New York Times, January 12, 1918 – The acting president of the New York State Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage asserts that representative government has been “wrecked” by the representatives in the US House who voted for suffrage because they feared a backlash from women voters. read clipping

 

The New York Times, January 12, 1918 – Except for Arkansas and Tennessee, the majority of the representatives in the US House from the Southern states voted against the Suffrage Amendment. read clipping

 

The New York Times, January 12, 1918 – Carrie Chapman Catt heads a delegation of NAWSA leaders to meet with President Wilson and to thank him for supporting the Federal Suffrage Amendment. read clipping

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