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The 23rd Amendment

  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    United States amendment stating that you couldn't discriminate against the color of your skin in relation to voting. This mainly was for the African Americans' sake.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Woman finally got the right to vote. It happenend after African Amarican males could vote.
  • Indian Citizenship Act

    Indian Citizenship Act
    Indians are given the right to vote and equal rights of a citizen. Indians' right to vote came almost right after womans' right to vote.
  • 23rd Amendment proposed by Congress

    23rd Amendment proposed by Congress
    Proposed by congress to encourage the citizens in Washington D.C. to participate in voting and the electoral college. All were in favor.
  • Amendment ratified by states

    Amendment ratified by states
    Thirty eight states ratified it; while subsequantially ratified by two, and not ratified by nine. Arkansas was the only state that rejected the amendment.
  • 24th Amendment

    24th Amendment
    This amendment prohibited the use of a poll tax. The poll tax stopped poor people from voting before this.
  • First presidential election where the 23rd amendment was used

    First presidential election where the 23rd amendment was used
    Democrat Lyndon Johnson went against Repiblican Barry Goldwater in the 1964 election. Lyndon B. Johnson was the victor.
  • 26th Amendment

    26th Amendment
    Allowed people 18 and over to vote unless they have already disqualified their right. This was the last of the voting rights in the 27 amendments.
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    Proposed Repeal

    Would have given District the full representation in the U.S. congress and the electoral college system. It would provide full participation as it is in other states. It was only ratified by 38 states before its expiration date.
  • United States vs. Attorney General of Guam

    United States vs. Attorney General of Guam
    There are no Supreme Court cases against the 23rd amendment since it is so straight forward, but in the case of the United States vs. Attorney General of Guam there was mention of it. They discussed if citizens of Guam should have the same rights to vote like in the U.S.
  • 50th Birthday

    50th Birthday
    The United State celebrated the 50th birthday of the 23rd amendment. The main states to celebrate were Washington D.C. and Oklahoma.