KEY QUESTION
Which groups of people were left out of the original Constitution?  How
did the Civil Rights Amendments fix these injustices?  Give three
examples.
VOCABULARY WORDS TO KNOW
*Amendment
*Amendments 13, 14, 15, 17, 19, 23, 24, 26.
*Civil Rights
*Ratified
*Poll Tax
*Literacy Test
*Grandfather Clause
PEOPLE TO KNOW
Eli Whitney, Cinque, John Quincy Adams, Gabriel Prosser, Denmark Vesey, Nat Turner, William Lloyd Garrison,
Harriet Tubman, Fredrick Douglass, Dred Scott, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Col. Robert Shaw, Abraham Lincoln, Hiram
Revels, Blanche Kelso Bruce, Josiah Thomas Walls, J.F. Long, James T. Rapier, Robert DeLarge, Joseph Rainey, Peter
Salem, Prince Whipple, Olaudah Equiano, Phyllis Wheatley, Crispus Attucks, Prince Hall, George Middleton, Venture
Smith, Paul Cuffe, Newport Gardner, York, George Bonga, James Beckwourth, Jupiter Hammon, George Moses Horton,
Frances Harper, Rev. Daniel A. Payne, Harriet Wilson, Jan Earnst Matzeliger, Sojourner Truth, Benjamin Banneker,
Thomas Jefferson.
DATES TO KNOW
1619, 1629, 1780, 1783, 1783, 1793, 1819, 1839, 1841, 1850, 1847, 1850, 1861, 1863, 1865, 1877
Mr. P's STUDY PAGE
Lesson: The Civil & Voting Rights Amendments