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Last updated 4/3/2020 at 10:43am
100 years ago
March 25, 1920
Session of Legislature ratifying 19th Amendment ends
The state legislature convened Monday noon in special session in response to the call of Governor Hart. The first measure to be passed was the resolution introduced by Mrs. Haskell, of Pierce County, ratifying the 19th amendment to the federal constitution, which extends the right of suffrage to women. Only one more state is required to complete the ratification and as the legislature of the state of Delaware is in session this week it is expected that the vote will favor ratifica...