The Fifteenth Admendment

By Gage 17-2

The Fifteenth Admendment

After the election of 1868 Republicans developed there last major piece of Reconstruction legalization. In February 1869 congress passed the Fifteenth amendment. It prohibited the state and federal governments from denying the right to vote to any male citizen because of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. African americans won the right to vote when it was ratified and became a law in February 1870.
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