Foundations of the Constitution

  • Constitution ratified

    only white land-owning males can vote
  • religious qualifications dropped

    no longer discriminate based on religion
  • 15th amendment

    no longer discriminate against race, color, or previous condition of servitude
  • 19th amendment

    women get right to voe
  • 23rd amendment

    District of Columbia allowed electors as if it were a state
  • 24th amendment

    elimination of poll tax