- Given your previous knowledge, why might the publishers of this booklet have felt the need to write a preface that stressed the importance of voting?
- What voting restrictions did each of these states have in common?
- How would these voting restrictions have helped southern states create and maintain a society detrimental to African-American interests?
- Select two voting restrictions that would have most impacted African-American voter participation. Explain how each of these would have decreased the percentage of African-American voters.
- How do these voting restrictions compare to current voting restrictions in Iowa?
"What a Colored Man Should Do To Vote," Date Unknown. Courtesy of Library of Congress