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Unformatted text preview: (4) De Facto Segregation (a) Segregation not required by law, by choice (b) Problem up north (5) De Jure Segregation (a) Segregation by law (b) Problem in south (6) Right to Vote (a) Literacy Test (b) Grandfather Clause (c) Demonstrate Knowledge of Politics (d) Poll Tax (i) Money went to schools (e) Had to own enough land (7) Screws v. US (a) Police beat black man (8) 1960 Congress passes statute (a) Must keep voting records for 22 months (b) Cant un-qualify voter for trivial matter (9) 1965 Voting Rights Act freezes election qualifications (a) Must get federal approval for any new changes (b) No literacy test, good character test, etc. (10) 1975 new provision set toward latinos ii) Gender iii) Religion iv) Sexual Orientation...
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This note was uploaded on 08/01/2008 for the course POLS 1101 taught by Professor Cann during the Summer '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Summer '08
- Political Science