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8 Cards in this Set

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Citizens who are eligible to vote after reaching the minimum age requirement.
voting-age population
People who are registered to vote.
registered voters
A requirement that citizens show that they can read before registering to vote.
literacy test
A requirement that citizens pay a tax in order to register to vote.
poll tax
A clause in registration laws allowing people who do not meet registration requirements to vote if they or their ancestors had voted before 1867.
grandfather clause
The practice of keeping blacks from voting in the southern states' primaries through arbitrary use of registration requirements and intimidation.
white primary
A government-printed ballot of uniform dimensions to be cast in secret that many states adopted around 1890 to reduce voting fraud associated with party-printed ballots cast in public.
Australian ballot
People who tend to participate in all forms of politics.