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Unformatted text preview: Historical Expansion of suffrage 1. Elimination of Religions Req. President: Grant 2. Elimination of Property Req. (Universal white male suffrage: white male can vote.) President: Harding 3. 15 th Am. 1876 Africa American males can vote 4. 19 th Am. 1920 Women got vote 5. 23th Am. 1963 give Washington Dc get to vote 6. 24 th Am. 1964 poor 7. Voting Rights Act of 1965 never passed in the USA (renew every 5 years) 8. 26 th Am. 1971 (20 years old got rights) President: Nixon Disenfranchisement 1. Literacy test 2. Poll tax 3. White Primary Re-enfranchise poor, illiterate southern whites (Grandfather Clause)...
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2009 for the course PLSCI 2 taught by Professor Ingoldsby during the Spring '08 term at CSU Fresno.
- Spring '08