Today's Goals: Understand the historical context on Voting Rights Act as well as what the Voting Rights Act of 1965 actually was..
Starter 10: Let’s look at one modern day example of voter disenfranchisement: “Why Virginia’s Restoration of Voting Rights Matters”- The Atlantic video.
Late Work Submissions
Still need to submit your DP link with Writing Goals to me? You have until Friday to get it in for 80% credit. 3 Branches diagram? You have until Thursday to submit that.
Jim Crow Review Discussion
Powerpoint lecture on Voting Rights Act of 1965 context and brief overview
Lecture is also linked on the docs page
Reading and Interpreting the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Now, let’s take a look at the actual Voting Rights Act of 1965! You should work in groups to help you figure this out--use the significant brainpower in this room! Answer these in your starter google doc.
HOMEWORK: Finish Voting Rights Act reading and response questions IN YOUR STARTER GOOGLE DOC.!
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