← wilson chapter 8 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Voting Specialists
- Australian Ballot
- Parochial Participants
- White Primaries
- Motor Voter Bill
- a Those that do little more than vote, politically speaking. Tend to not be well-educated and are substantially older than the average American.
- b Democratic primary in the south that was limited to white people; ruled unconstitutional in Smith v. Allwright
- c A legislator act passed in 1993 to allow voters to register by mail when they renew their drivers' license and provides for the placement of voter registration forms in motor vihicle, public assitance, and military recruitment offices.
- d Do not vote and stay out of elections and campaigns, but are willing to contact local officials about personal problems.
- e a uniform ballot printed by the government distributed at the polls and able to be marked in secret.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- People who are registered to vote
- gave eighteen year olds the right to vote in federal elections beginning January 1, 1971.
- literacy requirement (understanding of the constitution) as a condition of voting
- The population that is eligible to register to vote
- portion of the population that rarely votes, does not get involved in organizations, and probably does not even talk about politics very much
5 True/False Questions
Fifteenth 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 race, color, or previous condition of servitude.
Communalists → Those who join organizations and participate in politics but not in partisan campaigns.
Campaigners → Vote and get involved in helping in campaigns. Better educated than the average voter and have strong political ties to a party.
Voting Age Population → Those that do little more than vote, politically speaking. Tend to not be well-educated and are substantially older than the average American.
Twenty Sixth Amendment → an amendment to the US constituion, adoped in 1971 and lowering the voting age from 21 to 18