In this virtual exhibit from the Minnesota Historical Society, learn about Minnesota women behind the Suffrage Movement, read articles and books on the topic, attend events, and explore a timeline of the action.
One hundred years after the passage of the 19th Amendment, The Vote tells the story of the hard-fought campaign waged by American women for the right to vote, a transformative cultural and political movement that resulted in the largest expansion of voting rights in U.S. history.
On August 18, 1920, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment thus passing the three-fourths threshold requirement for the amendment to become law. But the story of women’s advocacy for their right to vote and participate in civic life was in motion long before and after that date.
From St. Kate’s students enrolled in a Public Relations Writing class in Spring 2020 — see how the next generation to do the work sees the struggle for women’s equality as they look back to the strengths and pitfalls of history, and look around at the fight for equality today.