Voting Rights in the United States

  • Consitution is ratified

    Only white, land-owning males could vote.
  • Religious qualifications dropped

    Religious test were no longer required.
  • Property requirements dropped

    You no longer had to own property to vote.
  • 23rd Amendment

    Gives the District of Columbia the right to vote.
  • 15th Amendment

    Black men were given the right to vote.
  • 19th Amendment

    Allowed womens right to vote.
  • 24th Amendment

    Abolished poll taxes
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Prohibits states to deny black people their right to vote.
  • 26th Amendment

    Dropped the voting age from 21 to 18.