Voting Rights in the United States

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  • Constitution is Ratified

    All white land owning males could vote.
  • Religious Qualifications Dropped

    Do not have to be a certain religion to vote.
  • Property Requirements Dropped

    Property and tax requirements eliminated so more white males could vote.
  • 15th Amendment

    All males could vote, regardless of race.
  • 19th Amendment

    Women now have the right to vote.
  • 23rd Amendment

    Gave citizens of the District of Columbia the right to vote.
  • 24th Amendment

    Abolished poll tax which allowed poor people to vote.
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Abolished voting barriers. This helped more minorities vote
  • 26th Amendment

    Minimum age to vote is set to 18 years old.