He was shiftless, and often vagrant, and hence could be touched by poll-tax and residence requirements.
Arkansas, in 1893, based the franchise on a one-year poll-tax.
A poll tax upon slaves is altogether different from a poll-tax upon freemen.
Ivan Kalita, as farmer of the poll-tax, grew immensely wealthy.
Pennsylvania required him to be a freeholder, but New Hampshire and Vermont were satisfied with the payment of a poll-tax.
It was a poll-tax levied on every Jew throughout the empire.
The extravagant Radical regime, falling short of bribing money, remitted the poll-tax in lieu thereof.
She also abolished the poll-tax, which had been instituted by the Romans.
A myeshchanin, or citizen, who pays only poll-tax and not a guild tax.
The payment of an annual poll-tax of $2.50 is a prerequisite to voting.
A tax required as a qualification for voting. After the Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution extended the vote to blacks in 1870, many southern states instituted poll taxes to prevent blacks from voting. The Twenty-fourth Amendment to the Constitution, adopted in 1964, prohibits poll taxes for federal elections.