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The Disenfranchisement of the American Indian

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Title: The Disenfranchisement of the American Indian
Author: Clani, Brenna
Subject(s): Indian Citizenship Act
United States Supreme Court
Voting Rights
Disenfranchisement
Native Americans
Citizenship
United States Supreme Court Decisions
State Authority
Arizona
New Mexico
Abstract: The history of the enfranchisement of the American Indian is complicated and complex. This paper will sort through this complicated and complex history. The paper will first analyze the unique status of Indians and how it excluded them from the meaning of "citizen," as interpreted by the United State Supreme Court. It is against this backdrop that the way in which states denied American Indians the right to vote after the Indian Citizenship Act of 1924 will then be analyzed.
Date: 2005
Description: 40 p. ; This student paper has been awarded 2004-2005 UNM Law School Thesis Honors.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1928/2711

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