Use CH 6 of your student edition textbook as well as the Voting Rights PPT to
complete this document on voting rights.
Section 5.1-Voters and Voting Behavior
How have voting rights changed over time? (Think about who can vote and restrictions
What constitutional restrictions must the states’ follow when setting voting qualifications?
Section 5.1 Review
Suffrage in the United States
(a) has been gradually extended to more and more citizens.
(b) is granted to property owners only.
(c) is granted to only women.
(d) has gradually lessened the number of eligible voters.