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Voting Rights On Trial
     

Voting Rights On Trial

by Charles L. Zelden
 

Explores and documents the causes and effects of the long history of vote denial on American politics, culture, law, and society.

• A timeline giving the history of voting rights from 1619, when Virginia planters voted for the first time, to 2000, when the Supreme Court invalidated Florida's recount process, which ultimately determined the outcome of the

Overview

Explores and documents the causes and effects of the long history of vote denial on American politics, culture, law, and society.

• A timeline giving the history of voting rights from 1619, when Virginia planters voted for the first time, to 2000, when the Supreme Court invalidated Florida's recount process, which ultimately determined the outcome of the election

• Excerpts of key legal documents including Reynolds v. Sims (one person, one vote) and Bush v. Gore (debate over nationalization of voting rights)

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"Most libraries will find this volume a useful addition to their political science, history, and legal collections." - American Reference Books Annual

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576077948
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/11/2002
Series:
On Trial Series
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author

Charles L. Zelden is associate professor of history at Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

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