Stone Collection: Volume 20 - Item 54
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54. Charles W. Thomas, “A Sixteenth Amendment,” North American Review (September 1904): 402-09.
Proposal for a constitutional amendment that would repeal the Fifteenth Amendment and sections 2 and 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment. The author favors replacing these amendments with an amendment that would confer universal male suffrage for federal elections (i.e., for president, vie-president, and members of Congress) but allow individual states to determine qualifications for local or state-wide elections.