Foundations of the Constitution

  • The Constitution is Ratified.- All white, land owning males could vote.

    All white, land owning males could vote.
  • Rligious qualifications dropped.

    The last religious perequisiste is eliminated.
  • Property requirements droped

    Almast all adult white males could vote, the ownership and tax requirements were eliminated.
  • 15th Amendment

    The voting rights of adult male citizens of any race are protected by the 15th Amendment and also former slaves get the right to vote.
  • 19th Amendment

    The 19th Amendment guarantees all American women the right to vote.
  • 23rd Amendment

    Permits citizens in the district of columbia to vote.
  • 24th Amendment

    The 24th amendment bans the poll tax as a requirement for voting.
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. draw national attention to african american voting rights.
  • 26th Amendment

    The 26th Amendment sets the minimum voting age at 18.