Has Ratification Been Easy?

Title

Has Ratification Been Easy?

Subject

The Suffragist, Ratification of 19th amendment, politics

Description

his is an article in The Suffragist in February of 1920, titled “Has Ratification Been Easy?” by Elizabeth Green Kalb. She talks about the difficulties of the ratification process and the oppositions women were forced to overcome. she goes in detail of the first month after the passage of the amendment by Congress. She emphasis on the difficulties of the south, east and west. Every state ratification (with the exception of four) meant a long and difficult campaign against either the governor, the legislature or both. She states that the halfway mark has passed and how the long road of difficulties have just started, but the ratification was on it’s way. This played a role in the politics group paper that emphasized on the difficulties of the ratification and the major role the last state had in the ratification as well.

Creator

The Suffragist

Publisher

The University of Memphis Libraries

Date

February 1920

Contributor

Kalb, Elizabeth Green

Rights

Digital Image © 2016, University of Memphis Libraries Preservation and Special Collections Department. All rights reserved.

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Citation

The Suffragist, “Has Ratification Been Easy?,” Making an Impact: The Lives of Tennessee Women, accessed January 19, 2018, http://umhist4851.omeka.net/items/show/116.