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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 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments

This is a five page, one day unit covering the importance and impact of the Civil War Amendments. Summaries and descriptions of the amendments are provided in a two page reading that is followed by three pages of student activities.

Reconstruction Amendments: The 13th, 14th, 15th and the Southern Response

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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…

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House Joint Resolution proposing the 15th amendment to the Constitution, December 7, 1868; Enrolled Acts and Resolutions of Congress, 1789-1999, General Records of the United States Government, Record Group 11, National Archives Building, Washington, DC

Some People Don't Know That Nevada Was The First To Do These 10 Things

6. On March 1, 1869, Nevada was the first state to ratify the 15th Amendment, which gave voting rights to African-American men.

Looks at the period known as Reconstruction which followed the Civil War, and the passing of the fifteenth amendment to the Constitution.

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FEB. 3, 1870 The 15th Amendment granted blacks the right to vote, including former slaves. Click on Pin to View our DVDs for Children.

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The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was signed into law by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson on August 6, 1965. This law was created to enforce the Fifteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 banned such discriminatory practices as literacy tests for voters.

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The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was signed into law by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson on August 6, 1965. Description from thephotographer4you.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

An act to enforce the fifteenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States and for other purposes (the Voting Rights Act of 1965), August 6, 1965; Enrolled Acts and Resolutions of Congress, 1789-1999, General Records of the United States Government, Record Group 11, National Archives Building, Washington, DC

Fifteenth Amendment Internet Worksheet

Students will gain a basic understanding of the Fifteenth Amendment through an easy to follow webquest. Please check out the website by clicking on the link below:http://www.ducksters.com/history/us_government/fifteenth_amendment.phpClick here to view the website.The webquest contains 10 questions and an answer key is included for the teacher.

Judgment in Cases of Impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from Office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any Office of honor, Trust or Profit under the United States: but the Party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to Indictment, Trial, Judgment and Punishment, according to Law

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The Reconstruction Amendments: The 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments - Video & Lesson Transcript | Education Portal

This is a picture of the 15th Amendment. Celebration on May 19th, 1870. I chose this picture because the 15th Amendment prohibits the federal and state governments from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or if they were previously a slave.