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

August 7, 2017

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.