Only white male property owners could vote
Property ownership and tax requirements eliminated. All adult white male could vote.
15th Amendment is passed. Former slaves could vote. Florida and ten other states adopted the poll tax. Literacy test was given to prevent African American from voting.
17th Amendment passed which states members of the Senate to be elected by the people. Supreme Court rules that the literacy test was in conflict with the 15th amendment and was eliminated.
19th Amendment was passed which allows everyone to vote no matter of sex. Indian Citizen Act was granted to all Native Americans which gave them citizenship and the right to vote.
Civil Rights Acts is the first law to implement the 15th amendment. One duty was to investigate voter discrimination.
23rd Amendment allows voters in D.C. to participate in presidential elections.
24th Amendment eliminates the poll tax as a requirement for voting in federal elections.
Poll Tax eliminated in all elections.
26th amendment set minimum voting age to 18.
the federal "Motor voter Act" takes effect making it easier for people to register to vote.
Federal Voting Standards and Procedures Act requires states to streamline registration, voting, and other election procedures.