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History, Politics & Society
How did the 15th Amendment come to be enforced?
The 15th amendment is the amendment that prevents the government from blocking people's votes based on race. Later, the Enforcement Acts allowed federal prosecution of people who violated this right, such as the KKK.
Who helped pass the 15th amendment?
The House Joint Resolution helped pass the 15th Amendment. Also, Republicans helped pass the 15th Amendment, as they wanted to give African Americans the right to vote. ...
Who could vote after the 15th amendment amendment was passed?
After the 15th Amendment was passed, all citizens, irrespective of their race, color or previous condition of servitude, could vote. ...
What year did congress pass the 14th and 15th amendments?
The 14th Amendment was passed in 1864-1865. The 15th Amendment was passed in 1870. ...