Joint Resolution of the Maryland General Assembly rejecting and refusing to ratify the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. 1920.

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Title

Joint Resolution of the Maryland General Assembly rejecting and refusing to ratify the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. 1920.

Description

Joint resolution in which the Maryland legislature explained why they would not ratify the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The Maryland legislature rejected the 19th amendment in 1920 because they felt that the amendment impeded states rights. Maryland did not formally ratify the 19th Amendment until 1941.

Date

1920

Subject

Maryland General Assembly
United States--Maryland
Women--Suffrage--Maryland

Creator

General Assembly (Joint Resolutions)

Language

English

Identifier

DOCU.1920.09

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