Overview

Explore the evolution of voting rights in the Unites States through an interactive PowerPoint presentation highlighting landmark changes. Following the presentation and class discussion, students apply the new knowledge of voting legislation to individual scenarios through a class activity. 

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to...

  • Identify the laws and amendments that altered U.S. voting laws.
  • Identify obstacles to voting.
  • Describe the role of Susan B. Anthony in securing women's right to vote.
  • Determine whether individuals living at various times in U.S. history would have been able to vote.

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