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The rise and fall of the Voting Rights Act

Charles S. Bullock

The rise and fall of the Voting Rights Act

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Trials, litigation,
  • Suffrage,
  • United States,
  • Election law,
  • African Americans

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCharles S. Bullock III, Ronald Keith Gaddie, Justin J. Wert
    SeriesStudies in American constitutional heritage -- volume 2, Studies in American constitutional heritage -- volume 2.
    ContributionsGaddie, Ronald Keith, author, Wert, Justin J., author
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF4891 .B85 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 240 pages
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27205006M
    ISBN 100806152001
    ISBN 109780806152004
    LC Control Number2015035116
    OCLC/WorldCa920944739


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