15th amendement

On This Day in History: Congress Adopted the 15th Amendment Making it Illegal for Anyone to Deny African-Americans Their Right to Vote

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The 15th Amendment concedes African Americans the right to vote. Despite the amendment, in the late 1870s, oppressive practices were utilized to continue to hold African Americans from their right to vote. Those tactics include Jim Crow laws, violence, intimidation, unreasonable literacy test, and poll taxes. The Voting Rights act of 1965, promised punishment to […]