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A voting rights odyssey : Black enfranchisement in Georgia

Author: Laughlin McDonald
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From slavery to the white backlash of the 1990s, A Voting Rights Odyssey is an account of the crusade for equal voting rights in Georgia. Written by a veteran civil rights lawyer who has tried innumberable voting cases, the book draws upon expert reports and other court records, as well as trial testimony and interviews with the men and women who served as plaintiffs and witnesses in litigation that helped to forge
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laughlin McDonald
ISBN: 0521812321 9780521812320 0521011795 9780521011792
OCLC Number: 49495164
Description: viii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The Voting Rights Act of 1965: A Great Divide --
2. After the Civil War: Recreating "the White Man's Georgia" --
3. The Dawning of a New Day: Abolition of the White Primary --
4. Passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1957: The White Response --
5. One Person, One Vote: The End of the County Unit System and the Malapportioned Legislature and Congressional Delegation --
6. The Election Code of 1964: Twilight of the Malapportioned Legislature --
7. The Voting Rights Scene Outside the Golden Dome --
8. The Voting Rights Act: How It Works --
9. Increased Black Registration: The White Response --
10. The 1970 Extension of the Voting Rights Act: More White Resistance.
Responsibility: Laughlin McDonald.
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A Voting Rights Odyssey is the story of the efforts of the white leadership in Georgia to maintain white supremacy by denying blacks the right to vote and hold elected office. Written by a veteran  Read more...

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