9781851096480

The Right To Vote: Rights And Liberties Under The Law

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  • ISBN13:

    9781851096480

  • ISBN10:

    1851096485

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-10-01
  • Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc

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Summary

From its roots in early English rules to its practice today, this work covers the evolution, expansion, and ongoing debates regarding "the first liberty" in America.

Table of Contents

Series Foreword ix
Preface and Acknowledgments xix
1 Introduction 1(32)
The Critical Political Moment of 1865,
3(8)
Dimensions of Voting Rights,
11(11)
Voting and Political Parties: Links between the Rulers and the Ruled,
22(7)
Conclusion,
29(2)
References,
31(2)
2 Origins 33(108)
The Debates at Putney,
34(7)
Voting Rights in America around the Time of the Revolution,
41(15)
Toward a (Nearly) Universal White Manhood Suffrage,
56(29)
The Reconstruction Amendments,
85(14)
Race and Voting: A Promise Unfulfilled,
99(18)
Gender and Voting: Initial Steps,
117(19)
Conclusion,
136(1)
References,
137(4)
3 Twentieth-Century Issues 141(118)
Progressivism,
143(11)
Gender: Access to the Ballot at Last,
154(31)
Race and Voting: Culmination of a Century of Struggle,
185(39)
The "Political Thicket" of Representation,
224(24)
A New Consensus on Voting Age,
248(5)
Conclusion,
253(1)
References,
254(5)
4 Twenty-First Century Issues 259(52)
Majority-Minority Districts: From the Thicket into the Morass,
260(14)
Partisan Gerrymandering Revisited,
274(3)
"Motor Voter": Enlarging the Electorate,
277(2)
Bush v. Gore: Counting the Votes,
279(11)
Capital Anomaly,
290(7)
Immigrants,
297(2)
Criminal Disqualification,
299(6)
Conclusion,
305(4)
References,
309(2)
5 Key People, Cases, and Events 311(36)
6 Documents 347(42)
Articles and Amendments, U.S. Constitution,
347(42)
Smith v. Allwright (1944),
354(5)
Colegrove v. Green (1946),
359(3)
Reynolds v. Sims (1964),
362(7)
Miller v. Johnson (1995),
369(7)
Vieth v. Jubelirer (2004),
376(13)
Chronology 389(14)
Table of Cases 403(4)
Annotated Bibliography 407(28)
Index 435(18)
About the Author 453

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