Happy Thursday
• Materials – Pen/Pencil and Binder
• Bellwork – What are two qualifications for voting?!
• YOUR EXAM IS MONDAY!!!!!!!!
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Amendment - 1865
• 1st of Civil War Amendments
• Outlawed Slavery
• Banned forced labor
• Served the enslaved African Americans
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Amendment - 1868
• Discrimination still existed
• Black Codes were passed
• Defined US Citizenship
• Everyone must have “equal protection under the law”
• Wanted to end people being treated unfairly.
• Served – African Americans, women, disabilities
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Amendment – 1870
• Last of Civil War Amendments
• No state may deny the right to vote because of race
• However, many states found ways around this
• Served: African American Men
Analogy…
•F reedom - 13
•R ights - 14
•V otes -15
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Amendment - 1913
• People elected Senators directly
• Greater voice in Government
• House was already elected by the people
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Amendment - 1920
• Power to the LADIES!
• Women were granted equal rights and suffrage
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Amendment - 1961
• People in Washington D.C. could now vote for President and Vice
President
• Still do not have a voting representative in Congress though.
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Amendment – 1964
• Southern states created Poll Taxes
• This made poll taxes illegal in national elections
• **two years later it was illegal in state elections
• Served African Americans
and poor Whites
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Amendment - 1971
• Many teens were bravely fighting for our country but could not vote!
• Voting age WAS 21…
• Changed voting age to 18 years old 

Amendment powerpoint