Under God the People Rule

South Dakota State Motto


South Dakota geology and topography map

South Dakota geology and topography; image from USGS: A Tapestry of Time and Terrain (public domain image).

Official State Motto of South Dakota

South Dakota's official state motto is "Under God the People Rule." The state motto can be seen on the inner circle of South Dakota's state seal. All State Mottos

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Great seal of South Dakota; public domain image on Wikipedia.

State seal of South Dakota

The state of South Dakota USA (public domain image).

Map of South Dakota USA


Dakota Pathways: History and Legend