Explore the evolution of voting rights in the United 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.
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- Explain how voting rights expanded and contracted over time
- Identify the laws and amendments that altered U.S. voting laws
- Evaluate obstacles to voting
- Determine whether individuals living at various times in U.S. history would have been able to vote
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