Unit D – Voting Chapter 6 Sections 3 & 4 Suffrage & Civil Rights & Voter Behavior. U.S Government. The Fifteenth Amendment.
Chapter 6 Sections 3 & 4
Suffrage & Civil Rights & Voter Behavior
The Fifteenth Amendment (1870) declares that the right to vote cannot be denied to any citizen of the United States because of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.
Civil Rights Act of 1957
Civil Rights Act of 1960
Acts 10:34 (King James Version)
”Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:”
The Wrong View
Voting is studied more than any other form of political participation in the United States. We learn about voting behavior from:
Voter preferences can’t be predicted by just one sociological factor. Voter opinion is a combination of all of these factors and more.
Voters’ perceptions of their party, the candidates, and the issues
significantly affects their voting.
Candidates and Issues