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  • Constitution is ratified

    Only white males whom own property may vote
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  • Religious qualifications dropped

    Last religious prerequisite for voting is eliminated
  • Property requirements dropped

    Almost all white males could vote, property and tax requirements eliminated
  • 15th Amendment

    Slaves are allowed to vote, all males reguardless of race are allowed to vote
  • 19th Amendment

    Nationwide womens sufferage, women allowed to vote
  • 23rd Amendment

    Allowed voters in District of Columbia to participate
  • 24th Amendment

    Poll tax no longer neede to vote
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Protects rights for minority voters, eliminated voting barriers
  • 26th Amendment

    Minimum voting age is set to 18