voting rights of the united states

  • constitution is ratified

    only white property owning males were allowed to vote
  • religious qualifications dropped

    the last religious requirment for voting was dropped
  • propety requirments dropped

    almost all white males were allowed to vote
  • 15th amendment

    African American men were allowed to vote
  • 19th amendment

    all american women were granted the right to vote
  • 23rd amendment

    allowed D.C. residents the right to vote
  • 24th amendment

    banned poll tax
  • voting rights of 1965

    protects the rights of minority voters, eliminated obsticles like the literacy test
  • 26th amendment

    minimum voting age is established at 18