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The fight to vote, Michael Waldman

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The fight to vote
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The fight to vote
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Michael Waldman
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eng
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Michael Waldman takes a succinct and comprehensive look at a crucial American struggle: the drive to define and defend government based on "the consent of the governed." From the beginning, and at every step along the way, as Americans sought to right to vote, others have fought to stop them. This is the first book to trace the full story from the founders' debates to today's challenges: a wave of restrictive voting laws, partisan gerrymanders, the flood of campaign money unleashed by Citizens United. Americans are proud of our democracy. But today that system seems to be under siege, and the right to vote has become the fight to vote. In fact, that fight has always been at the heart of our national story, and raucous debates over how to expand democracy have always been at the center of American politics. At first only a few property owners could vote. Over two centuries, working class white men, former slaves, women, and finally all Americans won the right to vote. The story goes well beyond voting rules to issues of class, race, political parties, and campaign corruption. It's been raw, rowdy, a fierce, and often rollicking struggle for power. Waldman's The Fight to Vote is a compelling story of our struggle to uphold our most fundamental democratic ideals
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Title
The fight to vote
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Summary
The president of a nonpartisan law and policy institute at NYU describes the fight for the right to vote and the historical, and ongoing, efforts by some to making voting difficult for the elderly, the poor and the young
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10470293
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
324.6/20973
Index
index present
LC call number
JK1846
LC item number
.W35 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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Michael Waldman
The fight to vote, Michael Waldman
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-353) and index
Contents
The founding. "The consent of the governed" ; "Who are to be the electors?" -- The rise and fall of American democracy. Young America ; "Sheet anchor" ; "The bullet and the ballot" ; The gilded age -- The twentieth century. The age of reform ; Silent sentinels ; "One person, one vote" ; Walls of Jericho -- The modern fight to vote. Lost decade ; Marching backwards ; Five to four ; 2016 ; A democracy moment
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ocn913303854
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xiv, 368 pages
Isbn
9781501116483
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2015030899

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