SAT Subject US History Practice Question 543: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 543

74. The Voting Rights Act of 1975 stated which of the following?

A. Young people between the ages of 18 and 21 had the right to vote.
B. People must register with a political party in order to vote.
C. Resident aliens could vote in local elections.
D. People did not have to reveal which candidates they voted for.
E. Voting materials must be made available in a variety of languages.

Correct Answer: E

Explanation:

The Voting Rights Act of 1975 ordered communities with a large foreign-born population to provide bilingual ballots and oral assistance for people who spoke Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Native American languages, and Eskimo languages.

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