Voting RIghts in the United States

  • Constitution is ratified

    all white land owning males could vote
  • Religious qualificatiions dropped

    white land owning males can vote, whatever their religion
  • Property requirements dropped

    white men without property could vote
  • 15th Amendment

    gave former slaves the right to vote and to all males regardless of their race
  • 19th Amendment

    women allowed to vote
  • 23rd Amendment

    Granting District of Columbia the right to vote in Presidential Election
  • 24th Amendment

    Makes Congress or states unable to put a poll tax that stops people from voting
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    banned racial discrimination in local or federal election
  • 26th Amendment

    prevented the states of government from raising the voting age