Form of literacy test requiring prospective voters to demonstrate understanding of a portion of the U.S. Constitution or a state constitution.
In an effort to circumvent the Fifteenth Amendment, which gave the right to vote
The Supreme Court confronted the issue of literacy tests several times. In Lassiter v. Northampton County Board of Elections
Civil Rights movement
Lassiter v. Northampton County Board of Elections
Nominations to the Court
Vote, right to
Voting Rights Act of 1965