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Women's Suffrage: Home


Augustana University is celebrating the centennial of women’s right to vote. This page has websites, videos, and articles about the women's suffrage movement. It also has resources for voting and a link to read our founding document, the Constitution of the United States. There is so much to learn about this movement and it is humbling to look back and see how far we have come.  We are not a perfect union so we are always striving to become better.  Let's celebrate the women who have made great strides by reading the Constitution and by voting in November. It is the least we can do to honor these women who fought for over 70 years for the right to vote. 

The images on this guide are links to websites and other resources.



Mikkelsen Library Book Display

Our featured book display for this month is on Women's Suffrage.  Stop by and check out something from the Mikkelsen Library. 

Center for Western Studies Gallery Exhibition

"Grassroots" by Judy Thompson

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of this landmark event, the Center for Western Studies is thrilled to present a gallery exhibition featuring 19 pieces created by female artists demonstrating the diverse and powerful voices of the women of the Northern Plains."19" opens August 18, 2020, and runs through October 23, 2020. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Viewing hours are Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibition is located in the Madsen/Nelson Galleries of the Center's Fantle Building at 2121 South Summit Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD. 

Voting Information - Election Day - November 3, 2020's mission is to use technology to simplify political engagement, increase voter turnout, and strengthen American democracy. You can register to vote here or check your registration status for any state in the U.S.

Constitution Day - September 17, 2020

Copyright National Archives

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.