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The Right to Vote
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1810 States began to get rid of property ownerships and tax payment qualifications and by mid century all white adult males could vote in every state
1920 The 19th amendment removed voting restrictions based on sex. Now women could vote.
1870- The 15th amendment prohibited voting restrictions based on race or color. People of different ethnicity could now take part in the voting process
1965 The voting rights act enforced equality at polling places. This gave African Americans a full role in the electoral process. The 24th amendment also eliminated poll tax around this time
1971 The 26th amendment was ratified and it stated that no state can set the minimum for voting at more than 18 years of age. More educated people could now vote.
The 15th amendment was ratified and it prevented voting restrictions based on race and color
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