第24項憲法修正案廢除了人頭稅_1

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這幅嘲諷人頭稅之漫畫的標題是:「這裡還有另外一個人」

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24項憲法修正案廢除了人頭稅 (Poll Tax) :1964123

想想看,在你終於達到投票年齡,可以參與第一次選舉時,你卻沒有足夠的錢,那該怎辦?投票要錢,你知道嗎?就在不久以前,某些州的公民必須負擔一定的費用,才能在全國選舉裡行使投票權。這個費用被稱為「人頭稅」。西元1964123日,美國政府批准了第24項憲法修正案,廢除了在任何聯邦官員選舉中收取人頭稅的規定。


Imagine that you are finally old enough to vote in your first election. But, do you have enough money? Money, to vote? Not long ago, citizens in some states had to pay a fee to vote in a national election. This fee was called a poll tax. On January 23, 1964, the United States ratified the 24th Amendment to the Constitution, prohibiting any poll tax in elections for federal officials.

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