History of voting rights.


Abigail Adams


Abigail Adams fights for woman's rights. by asking congress for help.http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQl-9XSe23tpFujbr0e3hLI0yWQ7YbUPYwlROBRhUIWycfr2DGC

The continental congress

1776 - 1787

Between the first Continental Congress in 1776 and adoption of the U.S. Constitution in 1787 the former colonies evolved into states.


1777 - 1807

Women lose the right to vote in all states



The 1790 Naturalization Law explicitly states that only "free white" immigrants can become naturalized citizens http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSmgi9cy-q8R8eVD0gaFSbDg2qVMr4eycsrdtSu3tnXIS1fI4Kl

Seneca Falls


The Seneca falls convention lot of people assisted and supported woman’s right to votehttp://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRUAYxeu3TgyG1K2OiZHHcpaViQGfE5BVOQIhrkPwF6BSF20C2uIQ

The fifteen amendment.


The Fifteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution prohibits each government in the United States from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color.http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRuPmglLjA7ViEFbQ0_6sPys_KCstVOukUf2lVNRp9zYorGNqusdQ

Jim crow law


1880s The Jim crow law that separated whites and colored in all perspective. Literacy test and poll taxes http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSzJ-OSOz4F34qLukhDYV4Lhj8CjnB19l2Jy6JAA02VsZdWEy5x

after 1920


woman were voting as men did and their subordinate condition had hardly changed.

The 19th amendment


The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits any United States citizen to be denied the right to vote based on sex.http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSZxPI_i7Noj-a2ZNIlFrjduKuSUy5i2JjMlmfuj_Ip7fEmEwM6

The 1960's


the southern Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s were ending the "Jim Crow" system of segregation and winning the right to vote for Blacks.http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRRoIEvZkIzDBu9h6w4eJ7ntdHdDzNOyhJvv_ZSXxEwkDzxEFqa

Selma To Montgomery


Selma to Montgomery march led by john Lewis –when they were marching at the end of the Montgomery bridge cops were waiting and push/attack them “bloody Sunday"http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSDh8SULLD6SwtteFaDY9C7IF1Iljn0tfhsfc24_DbklctnODuSTg