Ch10ReadingNotes

Topics: Elections, Election, Voter turnout, United States, Voting / Pages: 12 (1198 words) / Published: Jun 30th, 2015
Gov$Ch$10$Notebook$Guide!!
Political!Campaigns!and!Elections!

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Preview:$Each%event%listed%below%is%a%step%in%the%process%of%running%for%president.%
Based%on%what%you%know%about%elections,%number%the%steps%in%the%most%logical%order% in%your%notebook.%Then%answer%this%question:%Do!you!think!this!process!helps!or! hinders!us!in!electing!the!best!individual!as!president?!%
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_____%form%a%campaign%organization%
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_____%run%in%primaries%and%caucuses%
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_____%participate%in%televised%debates%
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_____%announce%candidacy%
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_____%conduct%electoral%vote%
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_____%attend%national%convention%
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_____%raise%funds%
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_____%hold%popular%vote%
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_____%build%a%coalition%of%supporters%
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_____%develop%a%campaign%strategy%
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Do%you%think%this%process%helps%or%hinders%us%in%electing%the%best%individual%as%
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Reading$Notes:$
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Section$10.2$$
Complete%the%table%below.%Record%any%applicable%date%when%each%group%gained%
voting%rights,%and%briefly%explain%what%rights%were%gained%at%that%time.%%Then%answer% the%questions%that%follow.% %
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White%males%

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Americans%

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Voting$Rights$Gained$
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In 1790 the rights of white men was established.
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Naturalization Law passed. It explicitly states that only
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“free white” immigrants can become naturalized citizens.
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% (1868) 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution passed.
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amendment forbids states from denying any rights of
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citizenship, voting regulation is still left in the hands of the
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