12th grade goverment

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who could vote in elections for colonial legislatures

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    It probably differed from one colony to another, but most likely the voters were men who owned property. They were considered to have stakes in the colonial government ... financial stakes.

    http://www.history.org/foundation/journal/spring07/elections.cfm

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    The __________ gave the national government the power to prevent states from violating the rights of their citizens, granted the freed slaves citizenship, and gave the federal courts the power to oversee state legislation

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