TED-ed: The fight for the right to vote in the United States - Nicki Beaman Griffin
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In the United States today, if you are over eighteen, a citizen, and the resident of a state, you can vote (with some exceptions). So, how have voting rights changed since the first election in 1789? Nicki Beaman Griffin outlines the history of the long fight for a more inclusive electorate.
Lesson by Nicki Beaman Griffin, animation by Flaming Medusa Studios.