The Fight for the Right to Vote in the United States

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Did you know that when the United States of America was founded, only 6% of the entire population could vote? With this brief video, explore the great pains that our nation has taken to expand the voting population. Then, encourage your class to consider the privilege of voting and one's duties as active participants in a democratic society.

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  • Additional resources on why Americans vote on Tuesdays, how individual votes connect to the popular and state electoral vote, race in politics can all be found in the Dig Deeper section
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