Race and American Law: Voting, Race, and the Law, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Traci D. Johnson
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532175116
  • ISBN-13: 9781532175114
  • DDC: 342.73072
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released January 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This book delves into the struggles that people of color have faced when trying to gain the right to vote and exercise this right. This title discusses legislation that helped break down barriers to voting and looks at how people’s voting rights are still at risk today. Features include essential facts, a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Native Americans And Voting Rights.
2: The Long Path To The Black Man’s Vote.
3: Reconstruction And Black Voting Power.
4: Voting Rights Rollback.
5: The Voting Rights Act.
6: The End Of The Old VRA.
7: New Obstacles.
8: Gerrymandering And Political Power.
9: The Trump Era.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About The Authors.