CRS Report, July 8, 2019, 7 pages
Provides brief history of women’s suffrage movement that began in 1848 at the first women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls, NY, and resulted in ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution on Aug 18, 1920, thereby granting women the right to vote. Contains legislative timeline of women’s suffrage; recent legislation related to the Nineteenth Amendment; and links to historical documents, selected resources, and commemorative events, in light of upcoming 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage.
CRS Report, April 9, 1979, 53 pages
Presents provisions and brief legislative histories of selected legislation on women's rights enacted 1919-78, arranged in chronological order for the 66th-95th Congresses.