Foundations of the constitution- LATE

  • constitution is ratified

    The framers devised a system by which special state conventions of popularly elected delegates would be created to ratify the Constitution. Only two-thirds (nine) of the states needed to ratify the Constitution to put the new government into operation
  • religious qualifications dropped

    seperation between churh ans state.
  • Property requirements dropped

    property and the right to vote go hand in hand, because most men who could vote were property owners.
  • 15th amendment

    15th amendment prohibits each government in the United States from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's "race, color, or previous condition of servitude
  • 19th amendment

    women have the right to vote
  • 23 amendment

    district of colombia can now vote
  • 24th amendment

    prohibits congress to vote in elections
  • voting rights act of 1965

    act to enforce the 15th amendment
  • 26th amendment

    voting age to 18