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Voting rights in the United States

By Akeya
  • Ratification of Constitution

    White land owning males can vote, since they most likely will be more affected by what happens.
  • Religious ratifications dropped

    Now anyone of different religions can vote not just one religion, it will open up more diversity
  • Dropped property requirments

    So now people that owned little to no land, which was a lot, could imput thier vote, but they had to be a white male. Gave a bit more power to the men.
  • 15th Amendment

    Gave former slaves right to vote and protected rights of any male of any race. Help leading to better decisions in equality of races.
  • 19th Amendment

    Gave the right for Women to vote, and protected thier rights, giving more opinions. Helps give women more power to make changes of society.
  • 23rd Amendment

    The small piece of land called the "The District" is now allowed to have their citizens participate in presidential elections
  • 24th Amendment

    Bans the required poll tax to vote in federal elections.
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Protects rights of minority voters and bans the literacy test plus other barriers. Is expended and renewed in 1970, 1975, and 1982. Opens the door to more people and thier opinions
  • 26th Amendment

    Sets minimum voting age to 18, giving more power to the younger genration of the U.S