Chapter 8: Political Participation

  1. Activists
    People who tend to participate in all forms of politics
  2. Australian Ballot
    A government-printed ballot of uniform dimensions to be cast in secret that many states adopted around 1890 to reduce voting fraud associated with pary-orinted-ballot cast in public.
  3. Grandfather clause
    A clause in registration laws alloing people who do not meet registration requirments to vote if they or their ancestors had voted before 1867
  4. Literacy Test
    A requirement that citizens pass a literacy test in order to register to vote
  5. Poll tax
    A requirement that ciizens pay a tax in order to register to vote
  6. Registered voters
    People who are registered to vote
  7. Voting age population
    Citizens who are eligible to vote aft reaching the minimum age requirment.
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Chapter 8: Political Participation
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