15th Amendment

All Adult Men Can Vote

Significant Events

15th amendment says: voting shall not be denied on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.

Ways people fought for their rights to vote

The republicans fought for the 15th amendment to be passed cause they thought the blacks would vote for republicans and republicans wanted to keep the majority vote. Also the blacks said if they were good enough to fight in the Civil War for the country that they Should be good enough to vote.


White people found ways around the rules so they still couldn't vote.