Minnesota Supreme Court  Historical Society

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    • 10/22/2019
    • 01/21/2020
    • 11:59 PM
    • Virtual Contest

    Mondale-Quie Essay Contest Issue for 2019-2020:

    2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, extending the right to vote to most women. The amendment reads, “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.”

    Question to be answered: In light of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, discuss whether the right to vote should be expanded further and, if so, to what groups. Explain your reasoning.

    **You must be registered to participate in the Essay Contest.  There is no fee for registration.**

    Full contest details and submission guidelines can be found in the attached pdf.

    2019-2020 Essay Packet

    Important Dates:

    Online Contest Registration Begins: October 15, 2019
    Online Essay Submission Deadline: January 21, 2020
    Announcement of Winners: March 29, 2020
    Awards Luncheon: May 2020

    Rules, resources, and other information are all available in the Essay Packet.  Please use the link above to download.

    Essays must be submitted via email to director.mschs@gmail.com on or before the submission deadline.

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