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The Proposed Equal Rights Amendment

Description: This report discusses the proposed constitutional amendment known as the Equal Rights Amendment, which forbid limiting citizens rights because of their sex, which passed Congress in March 1972. The report discusses its legislative history, purpose, and arguments for and against the amendment.
Date: March 24, 1972
Creator: Van Helden, Morrigene Holcomb
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (P. L. 92-203): History and Analysis

Description: This report discusses the history of Alaskan indigenous peoples claims to their traditional lands under Russian and U.S. administration and the Alaska Native Claim Settlement Act of 1971 which gave formal land rights to the Alaskan indigenous peoples for their traditional lands.
Date: May 22, 1972
Creator: Jones, Richard S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department