Essays Tagged: "Literacy Test"

Factors that probably influenced Congress to pass the immigration act of 1924

s passed in 1917 over President Wilson's veto, for the first time in history an act that required a literacy test came in action. "Under the act of 1924 the number of each nationality who may be admit ...

(4 pages) 44 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Why I Love Gary Dourdan

denly changed on them without notice. Being a grade 10 student myself, and having already taken the literacy test, I would have to say it wasn't that hard. On the other hand, for those who aren't as b ...

(2 pages) 343 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Ernie

denly changed on them without notice. Being a grade 10 student myself, and having already taken the literacy test, I would have to say it wasn't that hard. On the other hand, for those who aren't as b ... denly changed on them without notice. Being a grade 10 student myself, and having already taken the literacy test, I would have to say it wasn't that hard. On the other hand, for those who aren't as b ...

(7 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Fanny Lue Hammer

to Indianola to the courthouse to register to vote. When she reached the courthouse she was given a literacy test that requried her to copy and interpret a portion of the Constitution of the State of ... came an SNCC supervisor in Sunflower County and was actively engaged in teaching blacks to pass the literacy test.

(2 pages) 819 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Reconstruction Essay

e to get in, they used sign posts to confuse blacks and send them to the wrong place. They used the literacy test as a means of preventing blacks from voting. They would ask black males the most impos ... . Schools soon became segregated, blacks were the inferior, and were relegated to the position of illiteracy. They were thought of as stupid and not as smart as the advanced whites. Then the terrorism ...

(4 pages) 38 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

15 amendment

d the amendment were white-only primaries and also poll-taxes. Others were grandfather clauses, and literacy tests. Although the Amendment was created to grant suffrage to African American males, the ... African Americans from voting.One barrier in which provided a struggle among African Americans was literacy tests. In 1890, Mississippi adopted the policy but soon it spread rapidly throughout the so ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists