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15TH AMENDMENT

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Masa Kim

on 5 February 2013

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Transcript of 15TH AMENDMENT

Before 15TH Amendment was created 15TH AMENDMENT RIGHT to VOTE Constitution gave African American men right to vote by declaring that citizens of the United States that vote shall not be denied by their race, color, or previous condition of servitude.
This was ratified on February 3, 1870 By Masa Many of the states were worried that Chinese and Irish immigrants would vote.
Especially California and Oregon didn't ratify due to large amount of immigrants.
Even before 15 amendment and Civil War African Americans that weren't slave didn't have rights to vote. Questions The cause and effect of 15TH amendment Cause: Not everyone had Civil Right. For example black people didn't have right to vote.
Effect: Now the constitutional amendment passed after Civil War that guaranteed black people have right to vote. What is main purpose of 15TH AMENDMENT
When was 15TH AMENDMENT ratified 1.Gave African American men right to vote by declaring that citizens of the United States that vote shall not be denied by their race, color, or previous condition of servitude.

2.This was ratified on February 3, 1870 Why do I think 15TH Amendment
is important I value 15TH amendment because it gave African American a freedom to vote, allowed children to go to same school. Also, marriage between different race was allowed.
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