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AP Gov Final Chap. 2
Terms in this set (13)
Sense that your vote matters/makes a difference
Caring about something else more than politics
People only vote for a couple of races at the top of a ballot and skip the rest
Motor Voter Law of 1993
Requires states to vote in DMV, disability offices, welfare, unemployment, or by mail
More or less consistent views views about the kinds of policies government should pursue
Prohibits each government in the United States from denying a citizen the right to vote on that citizen's "race, color, or previous condition of servitude"
Women have the right to vote
Prohibits poll tax when voting
Lowers the voting age from 21 to 18
Voting Rights Act of 1965
outlawed discriminatory voting practices that had been responsible for the widespread disenfranchisement of African Americans in the U.S.
Young people develop their political beliefs and attitudes, many of them being passed down from their parents, especially party identification
Persons holding to the orthodox point of view emphasize moral values as paramount, whereas those emphasizing a progressive outlook value self-expression more.
Help America Vote Act of 2002
The Help America Vote Act of 2002 required that the states offer provisional ballots for those persons whose names were not on the voter list and required that the states create standards for counting disputed ballots to avoid an outcome similar to Florida in 2000.