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Author Rubin, Susan Goldman, author.

Title Give us the vote! : over 200 years of fighting for the ballot / Susan Goldman Rubin.

Publication Info. New York : Holiday House, [2020]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 324.6 RUB    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 324.6 RUB    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction.
1 copy being processed for PAS Hastings Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 124 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 112-116) and index.
Summary Publisher Annotation: For over 200 years, people have marched, gone to jail, risked their lives, and even died trying to get the right to vote in the United States. Others, hungry to acquire or hold onto power, have gone to extraordinary lengths to prevent people from casting ballets or outright stolen votes and sometimes entire elections. Perfect for students who want to know more about voting rights, this nonfiction book contains an extensive view of suffrage from the Founding Fathers to the 19th Amendment to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to today's voter suppression controversies, and explains the barriers people of color, Indigenous people, and immigrants face. Back matter includes a bibliography, source notes, texts of the Constitution and amendments, a timeline, and an index. 128pp.
Audience Grades: 7 to 8.
Ages: 10-18.
Subject Voting -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Political participation -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Elections -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Elections -- Corrupt practices -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Democracy -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Politics and government -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780823439577 (Hardcover) $19.99
0823439577 (Hardcover) $19.99

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