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Major Voting Rights TImeline
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Susan B Anthony Starts Making Speeches In 1872, Susan B Anthony was accused of voting illegally, she could vote at all at the time because she was a female. However, instead of submitting to her unfair treatment and the unfair treatment of women in general, she began fighting for women to gain the right to vote, so that everyone could be equal. At this time, people were still extremely sexist towards women and african americans. You can tell by the statement,¨Hence, every discrimination against women in
More Minorities Fail To Vote When ID Laws Are Tightened More minorities seem to vote less in states in the US where ID laws are strict. The reason for this seems to be unknown, but there are many theories. You can tell that no one really knows why this is happening due to the section title, ¨Cause Of Lower Voter Turnout Is Uncertain ¨ (Newsela, More liberals, minorities fail to vote when ID laws are tightened)
National Lawmakers Passed The Voting Rights Act The supreme court decides that african americans should be able to vote. The article says that, ¨The Court said that the law did its job. Black people can vote in all 50 states."(Newsela, Issue Overview: Voting rights)
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