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June 1920


The New York Times, June 1, 1920 – Carrie Chapman Catt is in Europe, headed to Geneva, Switzerland to co-chair the Congress of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance. She states that the women of twelve countries have won the right to vote since the last congress in 1913. She is hoping the thirty-sixth state will ratify the Suffrage Amendment before the congress begins on June 6. read clipping

The New York Times, June 2, 1920 – Front Page – The US Supreme Court rules that the actions of State Legislatures to ratify US Constitutional Amendments are final. The states cannot impose ratification requirements, like voter referendums, that are not specified in the US Constitution. This ruling overrides the Ohio Supreme Court decision to uphold a voter referendum in Ohio for the Federal Suffrage Amendment. read clipping

The New York Times, June 2, 1920 – Front Page – The Republican National Committee calls for ratification of the Suffrage Amendment in the Republican states: Delaware, Connecticut, and Vermont. This may change the plans of the National Woman’s Party to picket the Republican National Convention when it begins on June 8. read clipping

The New York Times, June 2, 1920 – The Delaware Legislature is set to adjourn, and the Delaware House has not voted again on the Suffrage Amendment. read clipping

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