Table of contents for Right to vote / Deanne Durrett.

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Table of Contents
Chapter
Page
Dedication
 1
Acknowledgements
 2
Introduction
 3
1
The New Nation
 1
Under English Rule
 2
Colonies and Parliament Separated by Atlantic (map)
 2
War on Two Fronts
 3
Great Britain (feature)
 3
The Tax Acts
 4
Stamp Act Congress
 5
Vigilante Tactics
 5
Liberty Tree (feature)
 6
The Townshend Acts
 6
Tea Tax
 7
Coercive Acts (feature)
 8
The First Continental Congress
 10
Grassroots Movement
 11
King George III Responds
 12
From Lexington to Yorktown
 12
Articles of Confederation
 13
Constitutional Convention
 14
Electing the President
 15
2
African Americans Win the Right to Vote
 17
Abolition Movement
 18
Prince Hall, Free Black Activist (feature)
 18
The Road to Emancipation
 19 
Dred Scott vs. Stanford (feature)
 20
North and South
 21
The Amendments
 23
Reconstruction Period
 24
The Confederacy (map)
 24 
State Laws
 25
Poll Tax
 26
Vigilante Justice
 27
Civil Rights Movement
 27
Twenty-Fourth Amendment
 28 
Freedom Summer
 29
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
 30
Voting Rights Act
 31
3
Women Gain the Right to Vote
 33
No Rights for Women (feature)
 34
New Jersey
 35
Women Activists
 36
Angelina and Sarah Grimke
 36
Seneca Falls
 38
Susan B. Anthony
 40
The Battle Intensifies
 41
The Opposition
 41
Casting Illegal Ballots
 43
Arrested!
 43
The Next Generation
 45
Eye Witness Account of 1913 Washington D.C. Suffrage Parade (feature)
 46
Fourteen States Grant Women Full Suffrage Before 1920 (map)
 46
World War I
 47
Nineteenth Amendment
 48
4
Others Gain the Vote
 50
Naturalized Citizens
 50
Oath of Allegiance (feature)
 52
American Indians
 53 
Dawes Act (feature)
 56
The 1919 American Indian Citizenship Act (feature)
 58
 
Teen Voters
 60 
Youth Voter Turnout Lower than Other Age Groups (map)
 62
5
Primary and General Elections: The People's Power
 65
Constitutional Guidelines for Electing the U.S. President and Vice president (feature)
 66
Choosing Presidential Candidates
 67
The Presidential Primary
 69
Open and Closed Presidential Primary States (map)
 69
Caucuses
 70
Iowa Caucuses (feature)
 71
General Election
 72 
Electoral College
 73
Congressional Primary
 75
6
The Campaign Trail, the Media, and the Money
 78
The Founding Father's View
 79
A Brief Look at Political Parties (feature)
 81
Partisan Conflict
 82 
The Electoral Vote in 1800
 83
The Candidate on the Campaign Trail
 84
Transportation and Communication
 87
Radio and Television Change the Course of Political Campaigns (feature)
 87
The Media
 91 
Opinion Polls
 92
The Internet
 92
Money
 94
7
To the Polls!
 95
A Little History (feature)
 96
States Adopt Voter Registration
 97
North Dakota Abolished Voter Registration in 1951 (feature)
 98
State Requirements
 99 
Registering to Vote
 99
National Voter Registration Act
100
Poll Workers
101
The Polls
103
Early Voting in Texas
103
Absentee Ballots
104
Help American Vote Act
105
Electronic Voting
106
Use of Electronic Voting Systems Expands between 1988 and 2004 (map)
106
8
Tallying the Vote
109
A Little Counting History (feature)
110
Pull Lever Vote Counting Machine
111
Punch-card Ballot
113
Gore vs. Bush: the 2000 Election (feature)
114
Optical-scan vote counting system
116
Direct Recording Electronic voting Systems
116
Exit Polls and Network Projections
118
Electoral Vote in Time Zones (map) 
119
9
Threats to Democracy (Freedom)
122
Democracy vs. Republic
123
Thoughts on Democracy (feature)
123
Partisan Politics
125
Political Machines
127
Voter Fraud
129
Mysterious Ballot Box 13 (feature)
129
Voter Apathy
131
Motor Voter Law and "No Fault Absentee Ballots
132
Media Influence
134
Increase in VAP from 1972 to 2000 (map)
136
10
Protecting the Right to Vote
137
Use It or Risk Losing It
138
Educated Voters
139
Evidence of the Difference Civics Education Can Make (feature)
139
Civics Education Improves Voter Turnout (map)
141
Informed Voters
142
Project Vote Smart (feature)
144
Voter Responsibility
145
Glossary
148
Chronology
152
Appendix
157
Bibliography/General Adult Sources
169
Suggested Further Reading for Young Adults
172

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Suffrage -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Voting -- United States -- Juvenile literature.