Morris Jayne

–October 1985
Dundee, Starkey, Yates, New York, United States

The Life of Morris

Morris Jayne died in October 1985, in Dundee, Starkey, Yates, New York, United States.

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1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Jan, a variant of John . (As a personal name, Jane was not specialized as a female form until the 17th century.)

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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