Celebrating 100-Years of the 19th Amendment
“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.”
AAUW-Missouri encourages everyone to engage in activities to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment becoming law.
On this website you’ll find a treasure of resources to inspire you to action –
- links to educational and event planning ideas
- links to other organizations who are holding events
- a calendar of Centennial Events occurring all around Missouri (scroll down).
Ready to go? Start here: Best All-Around Guides
Also it’s worthwhile to explore the history of the suffragette movement, particularly the hard issues regarding race & ethnicity.
“…it is important to see the 19th Amendment not as a triumphant culmination, but one landmark in a struggle for equal rights for all citizens that isn’t over yet”.
Dr. Robyn Muncy, University of Maryland