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Read & Download Give Us the Vote! ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ The corruption activism heroic efforts and ongoing struggles for the right to vote are chronicled by an award winning nonfiction author For over 200 years people have marched gone to jail risked their lives and even died trying to get the right to vote in tE gone to extraordinary lengths to prevent people from casting ballets or outright stolen votes and sometimes entire electionsPerfect for students who want to know about voting rights this nonfiction book contains an extensive view of suffrage from the Founding Fathers to the 19th Amendment to the Civil Rights Act of 1. SM
Susan Goldman Rubin ☆ 6 Read & Download
964 to today's voter suppression controversies and explains the barriers people of color Indigenous people and immigrants face Back matter includes a bibliography source notes texts of the Constitution and amendments a timeline and an indexA Junior Library Guild SelectionSelected for the CBC Champions of Change Showcas. This J book on the history of voting rights in America is both encouraging and enraging It shines a bright light on voting discrimination throughout and continuing the United States since its formation It doesn't shy away from the racism of the women's suffrage movement and pulls no punches when describing the horrible conditions that women faced in prison during their time fighting for the vote Native Americans people of Asian dissent Mexican Americans African Americans have in the recent past and continue to constantly have barriers thrown up in front of them to restrict them from voting as our country becomes and diverse Many people in our country have a rose colored view of voting rights but these rights have been fought for with lives That's not being dramatic its history as well as current events and Rubin does a fantastic job citing court cases and laws to make her pointsIn my opinion NOT using your right to vote is a travesty
Summary × PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Susan Goldman Rubin
Give Us the VoteThe corruption activism heroic efforts and ongoing struggles for the right to vote are chronicled by an award winning nonfiction author For over 200 years people have marched gone to jail risked their lives and even died trying to get the right to vote in the United States Others hungry to acuire or hold onto power hav. I learned SO MUCH through this book which wasn't even really for me We checked it out at the library for my 10th's grader's Civics class I've said it before and I'll say it again the youth non fiction section is one of my very favorites in the entire library Interested in learning something new Head over there because the books are slim enough to not feel like you are committing the next year of your life to one topic but informative enough to challenge adults as well as the kids reading themI've taken Civics and I've graduated from both high school and college but I did not know or remember probably 75% of this book At the start of it my kid said she wasn't sure if she would vote when old enough and by the end she was cheering the notion of dropping the voting age from 18 to 16 I think that's a win