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1965 Literacy Test

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  • 1. WEEKLY TEN Act like you know...
  • 2. 1
    • Which of the following is a right guaranted by the Bill of Rights?
      • Public Education
      • Employment
      • Trial by Jury
      • Voting
  • 3. 2
    • The federal census of populations is taken every how many years?
  • 4. 3
    • A US senator elected at the genral election in November takes office the following year on what date?
  • 5. 4
    • Name two levels of government which can levy taxes.
  • 6. 5
    • If a person is indicted for a crime, name two rights which he has.
  • 7. 6
    • A person appointed to the US Supreme Court is appointed for a term of…
  • 8. 7
    • A person opposed to swearing in an oath may say, instead: I solemnly….
  • 9. 8
    • If a vacancy occurs in the US Senate, the state must hold an election, but meanwhile the place may be filled by a temporary appointment made by who?
  • 10. 9
    • Who passes laws dealing with piracy?
  • 11. 10
    • The electoral vote for President is counted in the presence of two bodies. Name them.
  • 12. Answers
    • 1 – Trial
    • 2 – 10 Years
    • 3 – January 3 rd
    • 4 – State and local
    • 5 – Habeas Corpus: Lawyer and speedy trail
    • 6 – Life with good behavior
    • 7 – Affirm
    • 8 – The Governor
    • 9 – Congress
    • 10 – House and Senate
  • 13. Congratulations!
    • You just completed a 10 question sampling of the 1965 Alabama literacy test for voting!
      • The actual test is 68 questions long
      • How did you do?
  • 14. Quick Write
    • On the bottom half or backside of your paper.
      • What is your general reaction to this test?
    • Does this test assess literacy?
    • How do you keep white people from failing this test too?
  • 15. Barriers for African Americans
    • Identify what barriers African Americans had to face when it came to basic rights.

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