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15 Amendment. Period 6 Sunday, November 9, 2014. Connection with 13 th and 14 th Amendment. 13 th Amendment: This FREED the slaves. 14 th amendment: Turned African Americans into citizens. http://activistteacher.blogspot.com/2010/06/need-for-and-practice-of-student.html.

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15 amendment

15 Amendment

Period 6

Sunday, November 9, 2014


Connection with 13 th and 14 th amendment
Connection with 13th and 14th Amendment.

13th Amendment:

This FREED the slaves.

14th amendment:

Turned African Americans into citizens.

http://activistteacher.blogspot.com/2010/06/need-for-and-practice-of-student.html


15 amendment the right to be able to vote no matter any color race or previous servitude
15 Amendment: The right to be able to vote no matter any color race or previous servitude

Proposed:

Proposed by Congress on February, 26, 1869

Ratified:

In 1870


Why was this amendment needed
Why was this amendment needed color race or previous servitude

The 15th amendment Settled up ALL African American's rights after the civil war.

http://www.unis.unvienna.org/unis/en/visitors_service/human_rights_tour.htm

Let blacks vote on the people THEY wanted.


Reconstruction act
Reconstruction Act color race or previous servitude

The 1st Reconstruction Act, Passed, March 2nd 1867.

This DIVIDED the US into 5 military districts.

http://faculty.umf.maine.edu/walter.sargent/public.www/web%20104/104%20outline%201_08.htm


The impact of reconstruction act
The Impact of Reconstruction Act color race or previous servitude

This was SUPPOSED to give rights to ALL men

Though all confederate states must ratify the 14th Amendment.

http://www.laits.utexas.edu/txp_media/html/cons/features/0206_01/slide4.html


The rights given
The Rights Given color race or previous servitude

The right to vote, no matter

what COLOR, RACE or previous servitude.

http://www.mrdowling.com/710-workers.html


Important then
Important Then color race or previous servitude

The Amendment did NOT work!!!!!!!!!

I

Southern states,made these tokeepblacks from voting……

( After the 15th Amendment!)

I REPEAT,

IT DID NOT WORK!


Important then1
Important then color race or previous servitude

Grandfather clause – If the father or grandfather was registered to vote before the 15th amendment . They could NOT vote.


Literary test
Literary Test color race or previous servitude

  • They gave uneducated blacks a test.

    They needed to pass the test in order to vote.

http://joannemunyee.blogspot.com/2010_11_01_archive.html


Poll tax
Poll Tax color race or previous servitude

  • To vote you would have to pay a tax that poor blacks could not afford.


Important now
Important Now color race or previous servitude

Voting Statistics

http://pewresearch.org/pubs/1209/racial-ethnic-voters-presidential-election


Problem
Problem color race or previous servitude

The problem:

After the Civil War , people were divided on whether blacks should be able to VOTE.

Many thought that Congress had

NO right to give voting rights to blacks.

NO!


Solution
Solution color race or previous servitude

To SOLVE this:

In 1865 some republicans started to press for blacks to be able to vote.

Many argued on this topic…

After LONG debating, they knew black rights had to be finished up , then made the 15th Amendment ratified.

http://spbryant.wordpress.com/2010/11/16/to-go-or-not-to-go-is-that-the-question/


How this effects us
How this effects US? color race or previous servitude

  • We could not have had Mr. Obama as our first

    African American

    US president.

    ~10/10 importance level~

    If African Americans

    were not able to vote, we would not be the EQUAL and justice place we are today.

http://www.eduinreview.com/blog/2008/10/barack-obamas-gpa-and-college-records/


Bibliography
Bibliography color race or previous servitude

15th Amendment. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Feb. 2011. <http://www.east-buc.k12.ia.us/      03_04/AG1/MN/MN1.htm>.

15th Amendment of the U.S Constitution." ourdocuments.gov. ourdocuments.gov,      n.d. Web. 11 Feb. 2011. <http://www.ourdocuments.gov/      doc.php?flash=old&doc=44>.

LITTELL, Mc Dougal. Creating America a history of the united States. United      States of America: Mc Dougal Littell Inc., 2002. Print.

Maltz, Earl M. The Constitution and its Amendments. . N.p.: n.p., 1999. Print

Reconstruction Act. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Feb. 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/      wiki/Reconstruction_Acts>.

Reconstruction Act. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Feb. 2011.      <http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USASreconstruction.htm>.


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