Benchmark 3.7 - Analyze the impact of the 13th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 24th, and 26th amendments on participation of minority groups in the American political process.
Terms in this set (19)
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that outlawed slavery in the United States
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that defines citizenship, grants citizenship to former slaves and defines voters as males at least 21 year of age
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that makes it illegal for the federal or state governments to deny someone the right to vote based on their race
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that grants women the right to vote
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that made poll taxes illegal as a condition for voting
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that lowers the minimum voting age to 18
a change to the U.S. Constitution
the rights belonging to citizens; traditionally refers to the basic rights to be free from unequal treatment based on certain protected characteristics (i.e. race, gender, disability)
Civil Rights Act of 1964
a federal law that prohibits employment discrimination based on race, sex, color, religion, or national origin
Civil Rights Act of 1968
a federal law that prohibits discrimination related to the sale, rental and financing of housing based on race, religion, national origin or sex
Equal Rights Amendment
a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution outlawing discrimination based on sex
a test used to determine whether or not someone was eligible to register vote
a fee required to vote
to forbid or disallow
the separation of people, such as segregation based on race
a power or issue for individual states to determine
the right to vote
Voting Rights Act of 1965
a federal law that banned race discrimination in voting practices by federal, state, and local governments
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Benchmark 2.10 -Examine the impact of media, individuals, and interest groups on monitoring and influencing government.
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