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Which amendment would have given equal rights to women?

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2013-04-10 23:25:06
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19th gave voting rights.

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It was a failed US amendment that would have guaranteed equal rights to both men and women.


That would be the 19th amendment.


There hasn't been an amendment which specifically gives women equal rights. However, the 19th amendment gave women the right to vote.



Yes, it is called the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). It hasn't been ratified yet though, so it isn't a real amendment yet.


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Women and men started to share equal rights once the 19th Amendment was passed, giving women the right to vote.


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One of the first and hallmark documents codifying the equal rights of women was the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution. The 19th Amendment conferred upon women the right to suffrage - voting. A proposed "Equal Rights Amendment," has been written to further clarify and make concrete gender based protections before the law.


The 19th amendment guaranteed women voting rights.


A primary goal was to promote the adoption of the Equal Rights Amendment.



the issues at stake were that women were being treated unequally


No because they beleieved that they already had the 14th amendment and that the women do not need any more laws for them.


womenThe 19th Amendment protects the voting rights ofWOMEN. :)


IN 1920 with the passage of the 19th amendment women were given voting rights.


19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified in 1920. That gave women the right to vote but, men still didn't want to believe that women were equal to them. Only three years later, in 1923, is when the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) was first introduced to Congress. It states that, "Men and women shall have equal right throughout the United States and every place subject to its jurisdiction."


The 19th amendment gave the women the right to vote. There was an Equal Rights Amendment passed by Congress in 1972, but it is three states short of the required 38 needed to ratify it and add it to the Constitution.


There were a few amendments that extended civil rights in the United States. Amendments 1-10 established most civil rights, the 13th ended slavery, the 14th amendment required equal protection and rights under law, the 15th amendment banned denying equal rights based on race, and the 19th amendment gave women the right to vote.



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