This edition: All the Right Moves
A political neophyte backed by a group of wealthy and influential individuals wages a campaign of unprecedented proportions to gain political office. Theme: Popular sovereignty, the right to vote, hold office and participate in the political process. Key Concepts: Definition of political rights; how the right to vote has been expanded; the requirements and procedures for voting in the U.S. Turning Points: Discusses the historical battle to broaden the definition of the voter to include blacks, women and 18 to 21-year-olds.