The 26th Amendment

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Activities will help students: • understand why the youth vote became an issue when it did • see how the youth vote affected the 2008 presidential election •evaluate the importance of the youth vote today and in coming years •How have voting rights expanded over the course of American history? •What role do federal and state governments play in deciding who can and can’t vote? •Does voting matter? Why or why not? •How important is the youth vote today? How important is it likely to be in the future? •Should the voting age be lowered to 16? Why or why not

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October 2018
October 2014
Teaching Tolerance always delivers with thoughtful resources, and this one is no different. Very useful.