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    • On this day, Grant names little-known Waite as Chief Justice

      National Constitution Center via Yahoo News· 2 years ago

      On January 19, 1874, President Ulysses S. Grant nominated little-known Ohio lawyer Morrison Waite to replace Chief Justice Salmon Chase on the Supreme Court, after struggling to find a nominee ...

    • On this day, the 19th Amendment joins the Constitution

      National Constitution Center via Yahoo News· 1 year ago

      On this day in 1920, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment, ensuring that the amendment guaranteeing a woman’s right to vote would be adopted into the U.S. Constitution ...

    • The Ugly, Unfinished Fight for Suffrage

      Bloomberg via Yahoo Finance· 2 months ago

      The milestone conjures up sepia images of White women in white dresses carrying picket signs. As the grandmother of the movement, Susan B. Anthony, said in her last major speech, “Failure is impossible.”