History of Voting Rights

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Remeber the Ladies

1776

Abigail Adams wrote a letter to his husband who is attended the Continental Congress in Philadelphia about the rights of woman.

U.S Consitution Adopted

1787

Only white male allowed to vote, because most while male own certain amount of property.

Ku Klux Klan

1866

A goup of racism from South used to lynching the African American and white who trying to help African American earn rights, and their goal was to stop African American earning equal rights.

14th Amendment

1867

Every people in U.S. should have equal protection.

Women lose the right to vote in all states

1870

The states of New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and New Jersey which had previously allowed women to vote rescind those rights. After 1807, no state allows women to vote.

15th Amendment release the voting right

1870

no person shall be denied the right to vote on account of race or color. It also help African American earn the rights to vote as equality .

19th Amendment release the woman's rights

1920

Woman earn their right during 1920.

Voting Rights Act

1965

outlaws the literacy test, and allowed every race to vote.