Foundations of the Constitution

By rae.395
  • -Constitution is ratified-All white, land owning males could vote

  • -Religious qualifications dropped-Last religious voting eliminated

  • -Property requirements dropped,Almost all white males could vote

  • -15th Amendment,protects the voting rights of adult male citizens of any race

  • -19th Amendment,Guarantees woman's suffrage

  • -23rd Amendment,Allows voters of District Columbia to participate in presidential elections

  • -24th Amendment,Bans poll tax as a requirement

  • -Voting Rights Act of 1965,Protects rights of minority voters and eliminates literacy test

  • -26th Amendment,minimum voting age 18