Definition Of Deference On White Males

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1. Define deference & staid
Deference is a way of behaving that shows respect for someone or something.
Staid is sedate, respectable, and unadventurous.
2. What had most states imposed on white adult males by 1821, & how was voting conducted @ this time?
Most states imposed property and taxpaying requirements on the white adult males who alone had the vote, and they conducted voting by voice.
3. How were presidential electors chosen?
Presidential electors were chosen by state legislatures.
4. What percentage of adult white males votes in 1820?
Less than 30 percent of adult white males voted in 1820.
5. Describe the revolution that took place in American politics between 1820-1840, include qualifications for voting & holding office, how voting was conducted & how presidential electors, county officials, & state judges were elected.
Between 1820 and 1840, a revolution took place in American politics. Inmost states, property qualifications for voting and office holding were repealed; and voting by voice was largely eliminated. Direct methods of selecting presidential electors, county officials, state judges, and governors replaced indirect methods. Because of these and other political innovations, voter participation skyrocketed. By 1840 voting participation had reached unprecedented levels; nearly 80 percent of adult white males went to the polls.
6. What percentage of adult white males voted between 1820-1840?
Between 1820-1840, nearly 80 percent of adult white…

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