Who can vote today looked a lot different from those who could vote when the United States was first founded. This video covers the history of voting rights, including women's suffrage, Black disenfranchisement, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and the various methods American voters can cast their ballots today.

History of U.S. Voting Rights | Things Explained

History of U.S. Voting Rights | Things Explained

Who can vote today looked a lot different from those who could vote when the United States was first founded. This video covers the history of voting rights, including women's suffrage, Black disenfranchisement, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and the various methods American voters can cast their ballots today.

1. Why is it important to have a diverse voting population?

2. Young people often have low voter turnout during elections. In what ways can young people be encouraged to vote?