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Early on, one had to be a white male to be able to vote. Also, one had to own a certain amount of property.

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You had to be an educated person who owned property. This excluded anyone who was a slave or an indentured servant at the time.

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in the 1780's, only white male property owners could vole (only 10-16% of the population at that time)

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in the thirteen colonies, you had to be white, christian, and a male.

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Prior to 1820, the qualifications to vote excluded a lot of people from being able to do so. The qualifications included being white, being male and being a property owner.

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Male Caucasian tax-paying landowner

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Q: What qualifications did the Constitution ratified in 1787 impose for voting?
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This amendment removed from the states the power to determine voting qualifications based on gender?

The 19th Amendment to the constitution removed from the states the power to base voting rights on gender. This amendment allowing women's suffrage was ratified in 1920.


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