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text The embattled vote in America : from the founding to the present

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Summary
Americans have died for the right to vote. Yet our democratic system guarantees no one, not even citizens, the opportunity to elect a government. Allan Lichtman calls attention to the founders' greatest error--leaving the franchise to the discreti... Read more
Contents
Introduction: Voters and non-voters -- The founding father's mistake -- A white man's republic -- Constructing and deconstructing the vote -- Votes for women -- The absent voter -- The Voting Rights Act of 1965 -- The new wars over the vote -- Ref... Read more
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xi, 315 pages ; 22 cm
Publisher
Harvard University Press 2018

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