Voting Rights

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So you think you can vote? To test their knowledge of the various changes in US voting rights, class members read the profiles of several characters and must indicate whether or not that person would be able to vote during the year indicated.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have class groups research the political factors that influence the passing of the amendments
Classroom Considerations

  • The worksheet presumes class members have knowledge of the amendments that affected voting rights
Pros

  • An data sheet the provides brief background information about the forces behind the change and an answer key are included in the packet
Cons

  • The worksheet would work best to motivate research into the amendments or as an assessment of understanding