What does the 19th amendment protect the voting rights of?
the 19th amendment protects to voting of women
This amendment removed from the states the power to determine voting qualifications based on gender?
The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, passed in 1920, protects a person's right to vote no matter that person's gender. In other words, women were given the right to vote. The 15th amendment applies to women by virtue of the 19th. The Voting Rights Act of 1973 protects the right of all to vote. Source: Jack N. Rakove, Ed. (2009). The Annotated U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press.
The 19th amendment was the culmination of efforts of womenâ??s suffrage since the early 1800â??s. It took several decades before the political atmosphere changed enough that the idea of an amendment to the Constitution would become a realization. Once the idea was formed, written and passed by Congress and the Senate it was not long before women had the right to vote, backed by a Constitutional Amendment.
One of the first and hallmark documents codifying the equal rights of women was the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution. The 19th Amendment conferred upon women the right to suffrage - voting. A proposed "Equal Rights Amendment," has been written to further clarify and make concrete gender based protections before the law.
In the United States, the right to vote was always established. However, the 15th amendment made it so that voting could not be denied to people, based on their race, color, or previous condition of servitude. Also, the 19th amendment granted women the right to vote. In addition, the 26th amendment states that the voting age be changed to 18, instead of 21.
All four of those amendments edited, and expanded, who was allowed to vote in elections. The 15th Amendment gave voting rights to persons of color. The 19th Amendment gave voting rights to women. The 24th Amendment banned the poll tax, which were aimed primarily at African Americans and the poor. The 26th Amendment changed the voting age from 21 to 18. They allowed more people to vote, have a say in government.
I'm certainly no expert, but I believe the equal-rights movement was the fight for women to be allowed to vote (which wasn't put into actuality until the 19th amendment), while the 13th amendment freed the slaves. (The 14th then declared them citizens, and the 15th gave them the right to vote.) Keep in mind, though, that only black men were granted citizenship and voting rights, since women were still excluded until the 19th amendment. I…