What amendment made it legal for African American men to vote?
the voting rights act of 1965
Which amendments to the US Constitution allow voting rights to Native American women and African Americans?
The 15th amendment allowed African American males to vote, and the 19th amendment gave women the right to vote. Native Americans were not considered citizens until 1924, so they did not have the right to vote until then. Even after 1924, some states restricted Native American voting rights based on whether or not they paid property taxes. This discrimination continued until the 1950s. Though African American males were guaranteed the right to vote by the…
The 21st amendment repealed the 18th amendment to the constitution. The 18th amendment was the infamous prohibition amendment, which made alcohol sales and consumption illegal. Therefore, the 21st amendment made the sale and consumption of alcohol legal once again. It's easy to remember because 21 is the legal drinking age in most states.
The 15th Amendment to the United States Constitution (1870) conferred the right of American citizenship regardless of race, color or being a former slave. This specifically afforded citizenship protections to African-Americans, the then majority of whom were prior slaves or their immediate descendants.
The 14th Amendment did many things. First, it established naturalism, which is the idea that everyone born in the United States (or to American parents) are citizens of the United States. By this time, most African Americans were born in the United States, so they were made citizens. Second, it forced the local governments to abide by the Bill of Rights. Before the 14th Amendment, the Bill of Rights only limited the federal government, so…