Executive Branch (American Suffrage History) p

Executive Branch (American Suffrage History) p. 140
Who Gets the Vote
What Changed
What Event Leads to
the Change
White Males with land
The Constitution (1787)
American Revolution
All White Males
States will change their
constitutions (early 1800’s)
Rebellion, objections,
new states are added
All African American Men
15th Amendment (1870)
Civil War
All Women
19th Amendment (1920)
Women’s Rights ERA
All Native Americans
Snyder Act 1924
Voting Rights Act of 1965
False assumption,
treatment of natives
All 18 years and older
26th Amendment (1971)
Voting Rights Act
Vietnam War