Foundations of The Constiution

  • Constitution is Ratified

    Only free, white men could vote
  • Religious qualifications dropped

    A person did not have to be a certain religion to vote
  • property requirements dropped

    Almost all adult white males could vote. They didnt have to own property
  • 15th Amendment

    Gives former slaves the right to vote
  • 19th amendment

    Grants women the right to vote
  • 23rd amendment

    allows voters of the District of Columbia to take part in the presidential election
  • 24th amendment

    bans the poll tax
  • voting rights act of 1965

    protects the rights of minority voters
  • 26th amendment

    sets the minimum voting age to 18