Monday, November 28, 2011

Fifteenth Amendment

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 the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

The fifteenth amendment prohibits governments in the United States from denying the right to vote to people based on race or color.
This video shows the history behind the fifteenth amendment.

A description of the fifteenth amendment given by a man in his garage.

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