(photo: BlackUSA) 1870 Congress ratified the 15th Amendment, giving African Americans the right to vote. However, women were not permitted (Taylor).

The fifteenth amendment said that citizens had the right to vote no matter what race, color, or previous service. But, in 1870 this amendment was ratified. This amendment helped ensure political power in the South.

15th Amendment, passed 1869, ratified 1870. That's right people. Republicans! Same ones who freed the slaves.

The real truth! Demoncrats have never wanted blacks to succeed.if demoncrats were so them and the poor, why are they still all so poor? It's lies lies lies.

Thomas Mundy Peterson was born October 6, 1824 to slaves. By trade he was a school custodian and handy man. He was fortunate to become a man of firsts in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He was the first African-American to vote in the United States after the ratification of the 15th amendment. The day after the amendment was changed; Peterson cast his vote as a  He was also the first African-American to serve on a jury.

First African American to vote

By Lestey Gist, The Gist of Freedom On March only one month after the ratification of the Amendment, Thomas Mundy Peterson became the first African-American to vote under the Amendment, blacks

Primary Documents in African American History [The first vote drawn by A.R. Waud]

“The First Vote,” depicting African American men voting in the South after the passage of the Reconstruction Acts of 1867 (Harper’s Weekly, November Library of Congress)

15th AMENDMENT | passed by Congress Feb. 1869, ratified March 1870; prohibited denial of the Vote because of Race, Color or previous condition of Servititude; defined national citizenship to include former slaves; prohibited states from violating privileges of Citizens without due process of law; empowered Congress to reduce representation of any state that denied Vote to males over 21; disqualified from state and national offices all prewar office holders who had supported the Confederacy.

Title: Amendment to the U. Constitution: Voting Rights Consists of the resolution proposing the Fifteenth Amendment, which was ratified February and grants citizens the right to vote regardless of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.

Thomas Peterson-Mundy of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, became the 1st African American to vote. His vote was under the authority of the 15th Amendment, a day after it was adopted. Peterson was born in Metuchen, New Jersey. His father, also named Thomas, worked for the Mundy family. It is unclear if he w...Thomas Peterson-Mundy of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, became the 1st African American to vote. His vote was under the authority of the 15th Amendment, a day after it was adopted. Peterson was born…

Thomas Peterson-Mundy of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, became the African American to vote. His vote was under the authority of the Amendment, a day after it was adopted. Peterson was born in.

(photo: GeorgiaInfo) 1868 Congress ratified the 14th Amendment granting citizenship to "all persons born or naturalized in the United States" (Taylor).

The amendment is you cant house soldiers if you dont want to. The government cannot force this during peacetime. This reminds people that they have the right not to house them.

Thomas Mundy Peterson was born October 6, 1824 to slaves. By trade he was a school custodian and handy man. He was fortunate to become a man of firsts in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He was the first African-American to vote in the United States after the ratification of the 15th amendment. The day after the amendment was changed; Peterson cast his vote as a  He was also the first African-American to serve on a jury.

First African American to vote

Thomas Mundy Peterson (October 1824 – February of Perth Amboy, New Jersey was the first African-American to vote in an election under the just-enacted provisions of the Amendment to the United States Constitution. His vote was cast on March

Democrats opposed:   1.The Emancipation  Proclamation   2.The  13th Amendment   3.The  14th Amendment   4.The  15th Amendment   5.The Reconstruction Act of  1867   6.The Civil Rights of  1866   7.The Enforcement  Act of 1870   8.The Forced Act of  1871   9.The Ku Klux Klan  Act of 1871   10.The Civil Rights  Act of 1875   11.The Freeman  Bureau   12.The Civil Rights  Act of 1957   13.The Civil Rights  Act of 1960   14.The  United State Civil Rights Commission

1870 celebration of the Fifteenth Amendment as a guarantee of African American voting rights.

Long after the 15th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, many white Hoosiers in Indiana continued to work against enfranchisement for #black citizens. Laws limiting the civil rights of African Americans were kept in the state constitution; in many towns and cities, black voters were intimidat...Long after the 15th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, many white Hoosiers in Indiana continued to work against enfranchisement for #black citizens. Laws limiting the civil rights of…

Long after the Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, many white Hoosiers in Indiana continued to work against enfranchisement for

The fifteenth amendment gave one vote where one lived to "every free white man of 21". No longer did a voter have to own property. Nor could a person vote in as many districts as he owned land.

The Amendment gave African Americans males the right to vote. Without the vote, the freed slaves would be powerless. By giving them the right to vote, Congress made sure that African American males would have a voice in their government.

The Fifteenth Amendment, prohibiting any government in the United State from denying a citizen the right to vote was ratified February 3rd 1870.

The Fifteenth Amendment, prohibiting any government in the United State from denying a citizen the right to vote was ratified February

The Reconstruction Amendments Primary Source Activity, teaches students about the significance of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. It also links the Fourteenth Amendment to Brown v. Board of Education.  This can be used in class or as homework as it’s a completely stand alone assignment. This is also perfect for substitute teacher plans, and of course, a key is included.

Reconstruction Amendments Primary Source Activity

The Reconstruction Amendments Primary Source Activity, teaches students about the significance of the and Amendments to the U. Constitution through common core investigation. It also links the Fourteenth Amendment to Brown v.

Teaching idea SS4H6 Analyze the effects of Reconstruction on American life. a. Describe the purpose of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments.

Teaching idea Analyze the effects of Reconstruction on American life. Describe the purpose of the and Amendments.

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