The 24th Amendment: Definition, Summary, History & Court Cases


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The 24th Amendment was enacted in order to abolished what specific election practice of states?

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1. What president signed the 24th Amendment into law?

2. The court case of Harper v. Virginia State Board of Elections abolished what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will find out what you know about the 24th Amendment of the United States Constitution. You will be quizzed on what the amendment abolished and influential court cases.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The president who signed the amendment into law
  • Harper v. Virginia State Board of Elections
  • The number of states that are needed for ratification
  • States that used a poll tax at the time the amendment was passed

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the 24th Amendment
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the president who signed it
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about what states didn't use a poll tax in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about the amendment, review the accompanying lesson titled The 24th Amendment: Definition, Summary, History & Court Cases. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Details what the amendment abolished
  • Explains Congress passing the 15th Amendment
  • Defines ratification
  • Explores the case Harman v. Forssenius