the story of african american voting rights

  • hiram revels 1822-1901

  • the civil war ended

  • in 1866, residents of washington D.C., celebrated the end of slavery

  • in 1867 african americans were aloud to vote in some places but white people were just getting the idea of african americans voting.

  • voting

    when the voting for african americans was oficial they were forced to take a literacy test an d if they don't pass they can't vote.
  • everything changed

    the south went back to making there own laws these laws ended the freedom of african americans' new freedoms and took away their new rights.
  • by the late 1800's african americans were suffering again.

  • In the early 1900's our nation was a hard place to live for the african americans

  • W.E.B. Du Bois

    W.E.B. Du Bois was a leader who beleived in immediate change. in 1910 he and others founded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, know as the NAACP.
  • rosa parks refused to give her seat up to a white man.

  • HIAH

    protest marchers gatheed in selma.
  • african americans where oficially aloud to vote on 1965