15th Amendment

15th Amendment

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  • Civil war divided the united states between north and south.
  • The 15th Amendment gave the right to vote to any kind of race,color or servitude men .
  • Vote
  • "right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude."
  • The American Civil War was an internal conflict fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865. The Union faced secessionists in eleven Southern states grouped together as the Confederate States of America.Wikipedia
  • Men only
  • No womens
  • Any American cannot be denied the right to vote, based on race, color or being a former slave. The 15th amendment was important in that it not only finally gave African Americans the right to vote, but also allowed the most African Americans in history to be elected into public office.
  • The 15th amendment was Passed by Congress February 26, 1869, and ratified February 3, 1870, the 15th amendment granted African American men the right to vote. .
  • 15th Amendment To the constitution of the United states .
  • The 15th amendment contained two sections .
  • The right to vote was known as suffrage .I believe the modern use of suffrage comes from a dated usage of the term meaning to petition . In this sense 'suffrage' implies more than just the right to vote, but the more general right to petition the government as a fully participative citizen.
  • This event helped our nation because it gave the right to vote to any men . It was also to over come legal barriers at the state and local levels that prevented African American from exercising their right to vote.
  • 1st section- The right of citizens to to vote shall not be denied or abridged on account of race , color or previous condition of servitude . Section 2 - Granted U.S congress the power of enforcement through legislation.
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