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August 16, 1920

Another shocking setback for the campaign to ratify the Susan B. Anthony (woman suffrage) Amendment in Tennessee, the 36th and final State needed to put it into the U.S. Constitution. Without any explanation or warning signs, 5 out of 7 members of the Davidson County (Nashville) delegation of the Tennessee House
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August 14, 1920

The suffrage campaign stayed at high intensity today despite the fact that it's Saturday, and the Tennessee Legislature won't be back in session until Monday. Following the State Senate's approval yesterday, only a roll-call vote in the House is now needed to make this State the 36th and final one necessary to
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August 12, 1920

This week may have started with a huge setback, but it looks as if it will end with a major step forward for woman suffrage! The Tennessee House and Senate Committees on Constitutional Conventions and Amendments held a joint three-hour hearing earlier this evening on the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, which if
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August 11, 1920

A key, and quite encouraging victory has occurred, as a motion to postpone a vote by the Tennessee Legislature on ratifying the Susan B. Anthony (woman suffrage) Amendment until August 24th has been tabled! Though it's still highly questionable whether there are enough votes in both houses to actually ratify the
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August 10, 1920

In the wake of a stunning setback for our cause earlier today, the process of ratifying - or perhaps now rejecting - the Susan B. Anthony (woman suffrage) Amendment formally got underway in the Tennessee Legislature, where resolutions to ratify were introduced in the Senate and House.
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August 9, 1920

The Tennessee Legislature is now in session, with voting on ratification of the Susan B. Anthony (woman suffrage) Amendment at the top of its list of priorities! Governor Albert Roberts, who called the session, opened it by asking for quick approval of the amendment, so that women might "share in shaping the
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August 8, 1920

Though the special "suffrage session" of the Tennessee Legislature doesn't open until noon tomorrow, there has been plenty of action in Nashville today. The most promising development is that of the 13 legislators elected on August 5th to fill vacancies in the legislature, 11 have now pledged to vote for
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