The Twenty-fourth Amendment prohibits both all the states and Congress from swaying the right to vote in elections on payment of a poll tax or other types of tax.
1965 · The Voting Rights Act
The Voting Rights Act prohibits racial discrimination in voting. The Act secured the right to vote for minorities in the South. It also prohibits local governments from making any voting law that results in discrimination against any kind of minorities.
1982 · World's Fair Held in Knoxville
In 1982, the World’s fair was held in Knoxville Tennessee. The theme was Energy Turns the World and it had around 11 million visitors, making it the most popular of the world’s fairs in US history. Sadly it left the city $46 million in debt. The only way to reserve a hotel room or any room for that fact was to get them with a package deal by going to the fair.
1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: occupational name for a maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Old English wyrhta, wryhta ‘craftsman’ (a derivative of wyrcan ‘to work or make’). The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it generally referred to a builder of windmills or watermills.2 Common New England Americanized form of French Le Droit, a nickname for an upright person, a man of probity, from Old French droit ‘right’, in which there has been confusion between the homophones right and wright.