TITLE

WRINGING RIGHTS OUT OF THE MOUNTAINS: COLORADO'S CENTENNIAL CONSTITUTION AND THE AMBIVALENT PROMISE OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND SOCIAL EQUALITY

AUTHOR(S)
Romero II, Tom I.
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2006, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p569
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the continuing ambivalence towards human rights in Colorado and its constitution. Establishment of the Territory of Colorado by the U.S. Congress on February 28, 1861; Inclusion of declarations of the basic equality guarantees of the state citizenry under the Article II of the Colorado Constitution; Extension of the right to vote to women on November 7, 1893.
ACCESSION #
21372536

 

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