U.S. & Great Britain's Civil Rights Histories

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In the United Kingdom, suffrage was originally based on which of the following?

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1. In which decade did both the United States and the United Kingdom allow women to vote equal as men?

2. Which of the following was a determining factor for right to vote in the United States?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to gauge your understanding of civil rights in the United States and the United Kingdom. Topics you will need to know to pass the quiz include the factors in each country that determined the right to vote and discrimination practices.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet let you test your knowledge of the following:

  • Basis of suffrage in the United Kingdom
  • Decade women in the UK and US were allowed to vote
  • Determining factor for the right to vote in the US
  • Law that made certain discrimination illegal in the US
  • Popular example of discrimination in the UK

Skills Practiced

Use this worksheet/quiz combo to test the following skills:

  • Making connections - correlate the underlying factor that was the basis for discrimination in the US and UK
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the voting rights in the US and UK
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding to answer question about voting rights and examples of discrimination in the US and UK

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called US & the United Kingdom's Civil Rights Histories. The following topics are covered in this lesson:

  • African Americans' fight for equal protection under the law in the US
  • Factors that determined civil rights in the UK
  • Role of the Magna Carta
  • 1689 law establishing Parliament's supremacy
  • United States passage of the 15th Amendment in 1870
  • US Voting Rights Act of 1965
  • Native Americans and Asian Americans' right to vote
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