Two were off the mark by 1, one was wrong by 4, and one by 3. These were some of the tests that were required for Black citizens prior to the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The concept is simple: A huge jar, almost as tall as a surfboard, has been filled with jelly beans. See more ideas about jar games, jar, guessing jar. Many activists and protesters fought for your right to vote on November 8, 2016. 24 d. Nice! Black teachers and college professors could not pass [those] literacy tests. Purging voters from rolls But one was correct. Divide the volume capacity of the jar by the volume of the jelly-bean. The rest is just a picture of a jar full of jelly beans :) 0 | 1. Repeat the computation to determine the volume of one jelly bean. Fill it with water, and compute it's volume capacity. Get a jar the same size as the one you used for the challenge. Apr 29, 2018 - Explore sue matta's board "Jar game" on Pinterest. âYou had to count the number of jelly beans in a jar or the number of bubbles in a bar of soap. Can you count the number of jelly beans in a jar? How many jelly beans are in the jar at the store? âThe tendency was for white voters to somehow get it right and for black voters to get it wrong,â Rowley said. 0 | 0. Get some of the jelly-beans you put in the challenge jar. Alice guessed 30, Ben guessed 28, Charlie guessed 29, David guessed 25, and Ed guessed 26. Less than 55 years ago, many blacks werenât allowed to vote unless they passed a literacy test or could count the number of jelly beans in a jar or bubbles on a bar of soap. From the 1890s to the 1960s, many state governments in the Southern United States administered literacy tests to prospective voters, purportedly to test their literacy in order to vote. But â¦ The Voting Rights Act â Rep. John Lewis speaks after bipartisan House and Senate officials met to voice support for reauthorizing the Voting â¦ Alice, Ben, Charlie, David, and Ed entered a contest to guess how many jelly beans are in a jar. I love guessing games in the comment section below feel free to guess how many jellybeans are in this jar. The âjellybeans testâ was a technique used during the Jim Crow era, in which the registrar would ask Black voters to guess the number of jellybeans in a jar. Lewis was jailed 40 times as a young man fighting for the right to vote. The confounding process of determining an LFO amount âhas all the certainty of counting jellybeans in a jar,â dissenting judges blistered in response to the 11 th Circuit Courtâs opinion. They described the elaborate accounting process that ex-felons had to navigate to vote as having "all the certainty of counting jellybeans in a jar." 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