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Published: 11 September 2020

256 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190092795

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Constitutional Orphan

Gender Equality and the Nineteenth Amendment

Paula A. Monopoli

  • Explores legal and political developments in the decade after the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920.
  • Gives readers an understanding of the little-known divisions among former suffragists around support for the Equal Rights Amendment, and an understanding of how legal progressives actually opposed that amendment
  • Highlights the significance of race in the post-ratification constitutional development of the Nineteenth Amendment.

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