192 Voting History & Terminology

Amy Minervini

Brief History

Check out these websites that will give you a brief overview of voting rights in the US:

The Power of the Vote: A Brief History of Voting Rights in America

Voting Rights: A Short History

Women’s Suffrage

The Complex History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

In 1920, Native Women Sought the Vote. Here’s What’s Next.

Voting Rights Act: Major Dates in History 

A Brief History of Latino Voting Rights Since the 1960s

How Americans Have Voted Through History: From Voices to Screens

Voting Terminology

Sometimes the terms that citizens or TV talking heads use can be confusing. Check out these common terms associated with voting to help brush up on your election lexicon:

Glossary of Voting Terms


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