History of voting rights.

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Abigail Adams

1776

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

1777 - 1807

Women lose the right to vote in all states

1790

1790

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

1848

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.

2-3-1870

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

1880

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

1920

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

The 19th amendment

8-18-1920

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

1960

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

1965

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