The Fight for the Right to Vote in the United States - Nicki Beaman Griffin

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John Horgan
by TED-Ed
published on 25 March 2021
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In the United States today, if you are over eighteen, a citizen, and the resident of a state, you can vote (with some exceptions). So, how have voting rights changed since the first election in 1789 CE? Nicki Beaman Griffin outlines the history of the long fight for a more inclusive electorate.

Lesson by Nicki Beaman Griffin, animation by Flaming Medusa Studios.

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TED-Ed, . (2021, March 25). The Fight for the Right to Vote in the United States - Nicki Beaman Griffin. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2328/the-fight-for-the-right-to-vote-in-the-united-stat/

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TED-Ed, . "The Fight for the Right to Vote in the United States - Nicki Beaman Griffin." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 25, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2328/the-fight-for-the-right-to-vote-in-the-united-stat/.

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TED-Ed, . "The Fight for the Right to Vote in the United States - Nicki Beaman Griffin." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 25 Mar 2021. Web. 24 Sep 2021.