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Amendment 15

Race No Bar to Vote

 

Article XV.
Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.

Section 2. The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

Proposal and Ratification

 

Rewrite Amendment in your own words in the space below. Print it out and give it to your instructor or teacher or copy and paste it into an e-mail to send him/her.

Discussion Questions:

 

  1. Why was it necessary to add this amendment even though slavery was outlawed in a previous amendment?

 

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