How were the voting rights of African Americans taken away?
Their right to vote was systematically taken away by white supremacist state governments.
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Answer . If you are convicted of a felony than your right to vote is taken away and you can't get it back, so don't commit any crimes....
African-American men received the right to vote in 1870, as a result of the 15th Amendment to the constitution. But women (both black and white) did not receive the right to v…ote until the 19th amendment was finally ratified in August 1920.
They were denied voting rights because they simply weren't allowedto vote. They were considered less than human and did not haveequal rights with white men.
Only if you are convicted of a felony.
how did African Americans get the right to vote
the 15 amendment
They were not able to do things we can today
Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Disenfranchised. Literally to be deprived of the vote.
The Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution states: 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 (slavery). It was ratified (formally sanctioned) on February 3, 1870. However, this gave the vote to men only. Women (both black and white) did not get the right to vote until August 1920.
Its because they were slave and they had a different skin color than whites.