Asked in US Constitution
Which of the 27 amendments expanded voting rights?
December 17, 2008 8:38PM
The Fifteenth Amendment prohibited discrimination of the right to vote based on race or former status of involuntary servitude.
The Seventeenth Amendment provided for the direct election of Senators.
The Nineteenth Amendment prohibited discrimination of the right to vote based on sex.
The Twenty Fourth Amendment prohibited the use of a poll tax.
The Twenty Sixth Amendment allowed all citizens over the age of 18 who are not otherwise disqualified the right to vote.