Voting Rights in the US

Timeline created by kenneth.owen
  • Constituion was ratified

    Only adult men that owned property ahd the right to vote
  • Religious Qualifications Dropped

    Everyone has the right to vote regardless of their religion
  • Property Requirements Dropped

    Whether you had property or not, you were given the right to vote.
  • 15th Amendment

    Former slaves given the right to vote. Any adult male can vote regardless of their race.
  • 19th Amendment

    Women have the right to vote
  • 23rd Amendment

    Allows voters of the District of Columbia to participate in presidential elections
  • 24th Amendment

    Bans poll tax for voting in elections
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    MLK brang out voter registration drive to get others to notice that African Americans should have the right to vote.
  • 26th Amendment

    Legal voting age is 18