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Lesson 3 Civics Chapter 16

St. Joseph's Academy, Freshman Civics honors
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suffrage
belief in the right to vote
suffragists
people who want to get the right to vote
suffragettes
woman who fight for the right to vote
19th Amendment
Guarenteed women the right to vote
Supreme Court Decision (Guinn VS United States)
Ended the grandfather clause
15th Amendment
made it a Federal crime to deny any citizen the right to vote because of race, color, or enslavement
Indian Citizenship Act
Gives Native Americasn citizenship to register to vote while registering their cars
26th Amendment
Lowers the voting age to 18
Federal Motor Voter Law
Enables citizens to register to vote while registering their cars
Help America Vote Act 2002
Requires states to update their registration and voting systems
24th Amendment
Bans the poll tax
23rd Amendment
Gives the District of Columbia 3 electors for presidential elections
Voting Rights Act 1965
Ends the literacy test requirement to register to vote
Voting Rights Act 1965, 1970, 1975, 1982
Collection of laws to end racial discrimination, including registration drive in districts that have less than 50% of registered African Americans
American men
Before 1920, what was the term "US citizen" understood to mean?