Voting Rights In The United States

  • Constitution Is Ratified- Only whites were allowed to feel powerful and vote.

  • Religious qualifications dropped-Last religious prerequisite for voting is eliminated.

  • Property requirements dropped-almost all adult males were given the right to vote.

  • 15th Amendment- After the amendment is passed, it gave the colored males the right to vote.

  • 19th Amendment-guarantees women's suffrage.

  • 23rd Amendment- District of Columbia to participate in presidential elections.

  • 24th Amendment-Bans poll tax in federal elections.

  • Voting Rights Act of 1965- African American voting rights.

  • 26th Amendment-