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Unformatted text preview: ere is really only one Amendment that states have consistently and systematically tried to circumvent; that is, the 15th Amendment. There are numerous examples that student could cite. Literacy tests, poll taxes, grandfather clauses, education requirements, intimidation by thugs or vigilante groups, like the KKK. d. What actions has the federal government taken to ensure states enforce the Amendment you cited above [10 Points]? Voting Rights Acts in 1965 was passed explicitly to aid in the enforcement of the 15th Amendment. Explain the basic idea of the Voting Rights Act The lecture stated...
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- Spring '07