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Just the Facts

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  • We will learn more about voting tomorrow on Election Day, but here are some strange facts to amaze your friends and family about our government and voting:

    • The word “democracy” does not appear once in the Constitution.
    • Women could not vote before 1920.
    • In 1971 the voting age was lowered from 21 to 18 years-old.
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