Chapter 6 Government

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westerngal95
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Chapter 6 Government
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2012-10-29 23:57:05
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government chapter 6 october
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  1. Electorate
    eligible number of voters
  2. Requirements to vote
    citizenship and residency
  3. People not allowed to vote
    • Dishonorably discharged veterans
    • Convicted Fellons
    • Mental Hospital¬†
  4. Civil Rights Act of 1957
    Set up commission to oversee election
  5. Civil Rights Act of 1960
    Sent voting referees
  6. Civil Rights Act of 1964
    • Most encompassing ever.
    • outlaws discrimination in most areas
  7. More likely to vote if...
    • involved in politics
    • over 35
    • higher education
    • higher income
  8. Factors that influence our voting
    • Socialogical (race)
    • Psychological (friends, family)
  9. Franchise
    right to vote
  10. poll tax
    payment of a tax in order to vote
  11. literacy test
    • Test to see if one can read or write
    • Fail=no vote
  12. Gerry Mandering
    Redrawing district lines to favor our party
  13. Cannot Voters
    • 10 million aliens
    • 2 million in jail
  14. 14th amendment
  15. 15th amendment
  16. 17th amendment
  17. 19th amendment
  18. 24th amendment
  19. 26th amendment

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