voting rights in the U.S.

  • Constitution is ratified

    Only white male adult land-owners had the right to vote.
  • Religious qualifications dropped

    Voting no longer required a specific religon.
  • Property requirements dropped

    Land ownership no longer a requirment
  • 15th Amendment

    gives the right to vote to all former slave males along with other races.
  • 19th Amendment

    grants womens right to vote
  • 23rd Amendment

    residents of the district of columbia now can vote
  • 24th Amendment

    bans poll tax
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    bans the litericay test for minoritys
  • 26th Amendment

    18 becomes legal voting age