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American Government Chapter 6 – Review game 1. What is a fee demanded by States as a condition of voting? Poll tax 2. Which amendment outlawed poll taxes? 24th Amendment 3. The Framers of the Constitution gave _____ the power to set suffrage qualifications. States 4. Conducting elections is a _____ power. Reserved 5. Those who said old enough to fight, old enough to vote supported the ratification of the __________ Amendment, which provides that no State can set the minimum age for voting at m
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  American GovernmentChapter 6 – Review game1. What is a fee demanded by States as a condition of voting?Poll tax2. Which amendment outlawed poll taxes?24 th Amendment3. The Framers of the Constitution gave _____ the power to set suffragequalifications.States4. Conducting elections is a _____ power.Reserved5. Those who said old enough to fight, old enough to vote supported theratification of the __________ Amendment, which provides that no Statecan set the minimum age for voting at more than 18 years of age.26 th Amendment6. What term means the potential voting population?Electorate7. Passed after the Civil War, the __________ Amendment was intended toprotect any citizen from being denied the right to vote because of race orcolor.15th8. Which amendment granted women the right to vote?19th9. What was the first place in the United States to give women the right tovote?Wyoming10. Which amendment gives electoral votes to Washington, D.C.?23 rd 11. What was the first place in the United States to allow 18-year olds tovote?Georgia12. Why were the southern states known as the Solid South in the decadesafter the Civil War?Because of their unyeilding support for the Democratic Party13. People who feel their votes will not make a difference have no sense ofwhat?Political efficacy  14. What are people who go to the polls but do not cast a vote in every raceon the ballot?nonvoting voters15. What are the congressional elections that are held in the even-numbered years between presidential elections?Off-year elections16. What is depriving a person or group of voting rights?disenfranchisement17. What is drawing a strangely-shaped voting district in order to limit thevoting strength of African Americans an example of?Gerrymandering18. What is the ability to read and write?Literacy19. What is voter registration meant to prevent?Voter fraud20. Why did some states use literacy tests and poll taxes?They were attempting to discourage African Americans from voting21. What does franchise or suffrage mean?The right to vote22.What permanently banned poll taxes and literacy requirements?The Voting Rights Act of 196523.What created the Civil Rights Commission, which looks into claims ofvoter discrimination?The Civil Rights Act of 195724. When the Constitution went into effect in 1789, who was voting limitedto?(3 Characteristics)White, male, property owners25. What are the three universal requirements for voting in the UnitedStates today? (One answer per student)citizenshipresidenceage
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