Thursday, September 29, 2016

Would You Have Been "Literate" Enough to Vote in 1964?

The website of the Civil Rights Movement Veterans shows literacy tests that African-Americans had to pass in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi during the 1950s and 1960s before the passage of the Voting Rights Act.

3 comments:

Sue Dunham said...

I cannot parse that first instruction. wtf does that mean?

Holy Juan said...

I would like to see the answer key. How do you draw a line around something?

The Nag said...

No vote for you!