United States Voting Accomplishments

Timeline created by remrok5
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    Property Restrictions

    During this time period voting laws and abolishment of property restrictions was going on meaning you did not have to own property to vote. This was important because it gave many poor citizens the right to vote
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    Republicans wanted the 15th Amendment passed to obtain the vote of the freed slaves. The 15th Amendment was created to give blacks the right to vote only black men and by this time every man could vote. Women were still fighting for the right
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    The 19th Amendment, which ensures women the right to vote, was proposed on June 4, 1919. The significance of this amendment was that it increased the population of voters in the U.S nominees had to appeal to another side
  • 23rd Amendment

    23rd Amendment
    The 23rd amendment allows citizens of the District of Columbia to vote for electors for president and vice president of the United States. In other words, people who live in Washington, DC can now vote for president.
  • 24th Amendment

    24th Amendment
    Prohibits both Congress and the states from conditioning the right to vote in federal elections on payment of a poll tax or other types of tax. It was significant because it allowed more voters to express there vote meaning the poor citizens of the US and not just the rich.
  • Voting Right Act of 1965

    Voting Right Act of 1965
    An act to enforce the fifteenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States, and for other purposes. It is important because it stoped all voter requirements at the poll such as tax.
  • 26th Amendment

    26th Amendment
    The right of citizens of the United States, who are 18 years of age or older, to vote, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any state on account of age. It was significant because it increase the voting population of the US by a small amount>