Just One Four-Letter Word: The 1917 New York Constitution’s Women’s Suffrage Amendment

Side by side, Article II, Section I of the New York State Constitution before and after passage of the November 6, 1917 referendum that eliminated the word “male.” On the left, the Constitution as it read in 1915 and on the right, as it read after 1917.

 

National History Day contestants, please read this before contacting me.  And here are my Reports from the Road.

2020 Dates—Jan 30:  Iona College. February 4: Sagamore Hill. February 26: La Maison Française  of NYU. March 1: Pub Date Front Pages, Front Lines: Media and the Fight for Women’s Suffrage, Linda Steiner, Carolyn Kitch, Brooke Kroeger, eds. March 27: Ephemera Society of America. March 30: Middle Tennessee State University. April 4: Avon Free Public Library, Avon CT May 5: Simons Foundation June 4-6:Métiers et professions des médias (XVIIIe-XXIe siècles),”  Université de Lausanne.