Voting Rights In The United States

  • Constitution is Ratified

    White males can now vote. A jump start in american voting.
  • Religious Qualifications Dropped

    Religious qualifications to vote is dropped.
  • Property Requirements Dropped

    Allowed all white males to vote regardless of social status. eg. property ownership and tax requirements dropped.
  • 15th Amendment

    Finally gave African American males the right to vote.
  • 19th Amendment

    Allowed women the right to vote, aka Women Suffrage.
  • 23rd Amendment

    Permits the District of Columbia to choose electors for President and Vice President
  • 24th Amendment

    Banned poll tax requirements for voting in federal elections.
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Protected the rights of minority voters and eliminated the literacy test.
  • 26th Amendment

    Sets the minimun voting age to 18.