Voting Rights in the USA

  • Constitution is ratified

    All white and landowning males could vote
  • Religious qualifications dropped

    The church is not in control of the voting process and who could vote anymore.
  • Property requirements dropped

    Do not have to own land to vote anymore.
  • 15th Amendment

    African-American men have the right to vote.
  • 19th Ammendent

    Women have the right to vote.
  • 23rd Ammendment

    Allows the people who live in the District of Colombia the right to vote.
  • 24th Amendment

    Ends Poll taxing.
  • Voting Rights Act

    gaurantees the right to vote to all minority citizens.
  • 26th Amendment

    Lowered the age to vote from 21 years to 18 years old.