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Creator:Eltzroth, E. Lee
Title:Woman suffrage
Date:2002 Sept. 5

Encyclopedia article about Woman Suffrage, which came later to women in Georgia than to women in most other states. Even through the Nineteenth Amendment, known as the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, became federal law on August 26, 1920, Georgia women could not vote until 1922. In fact, the amendment was not officially ratified and approved by the state legislature until 1970.

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Types:Articles | Text
Subjects:Women--Suffrage--Georgia | Women's rights--Georgia | Women in politics--Georgia | Voting--Georgia--History | United States, Georgia, 32.165622, -82.900075 | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434
Collection:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Institution:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Contributors:New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project)
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