Amendment 23

  • What is in a name

    The commisoners pick the new name for the Distric of Columbia,"Washington"
  • The Beginning

    Congress passed a bill that effected the ending rights of D.C. resedendts to vote in Maryland's election
  • Period: to

    23 Amendment

  • Proposed By congress

    Proposed By congress
    Congress proposed the 23 Amendment on June 17, 1960.
  • First State

    Hawii was the first state to Ratifi this Amendment.
  • Inauguration Speach

    JFK gave his famous speach, Ask not what your country can do for you ask what you can do for your country.
  • Rejection

    Arkansass was the only state to reject this amendment.
  • Ratified by the states

    The states started ratifiying the 23 Amendment.
  • Assassination

    John F. Kennedy was assassinated. He was shot wile riding in his car with his wife in a presedentual motoraid
  • The first election

    The first election
    Was the first presedentual election that the resedents of DC got to vote on as part of the District of Columbia.
  • They try again

    Congress tryed to pass a amendment that would give them the right to elect, representive and senitors.