Voting Rights in the United States

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  • Constitution is ratified

    Constitution is ratified, allowing white male property owners to vote.
  • Religious qualifications dropped

    Religious requirements to vote removed.
  • Property requirements dropped

    Property and tax requirements lowered or dropped. Almost all white males can vote.
  • 15th Amendment

    15th amendment allows former slaves to vote and have same voting rights as white males.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th amendment allows women to vote.
  • 23rd Amendment

    23rd amendment allows citizens in District of Columbia to vote.
  • 24th Amendment

    24th amendment removes the toll tax requirement.
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Allows minorities to vote and removes voting barriers.
  • 26th Amendment

    26th amendment allows citizens 18 years or older to vote.