26th admendment

voting age

what took place

it lowered the voting tight to 18

how people fought for the amendment

this was during the Vietnam war and 18 year olds were being drafted but they couldn't vote so they said they wouldn't serve if they couldn't vote


In the 1970 case Oregon v. Mitchell

how they finally recived the admendment

Congress passed the 26th Amendment in March 1971; the states promptly ratified it, and President Richard M. Nixon signed it into law that July.