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Q: The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was passed in order to enforce which Constitutional Amendment?
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The voting rights act of 1965 was the precursor to which amendment?

26


What amendment changed the voting age from twenty one to eighteen?

The 26th Amendment, adopted in 1971, lowered the voting age to eighteen. Under Section 2, it is stated that Congress has the power to enforce this. Please support commonsense grammar.


Which constitutional amendments extended the right to vote?

Four different constitutional amendments extended voting rights to various groups:Fifteenth Amendment: Prohibited discrimination by race (applied primarily to African-American males), ratified in 1870.Nineteenth Amendment: Granted women's suffrage (right to vote), ratified in 1920.Twenty-third Amendment: Allowed citizens residing in the District of Columbia the right to vote in presidential elections, ratified in 1961.Twenty-sixth Amendment: Reduced the minimum voting age from 21 to 18, allowing younger people the right to vote, ratified in 1971.


Did the fifteenth amendment succeed in extending voting rights to African American men?

The persistent violence against Blacks and voting sent a message to the Republican Party. They passed the 15th amendment to the US Constitution barring race as a test for voting. The amendment said nothing about a state's right to determine requirements for voting other than race. This was a loophole that southern states would exploit for many decades to limit Black voting.


What does the fifteenth amendment mean by extended voting rights to African Americans by outlawing denial of the right to vote on the basis of race color or previous servitude?

It means giving voting rights by making denial of the right to vote based on race illegal.

Related questions

The states labeled No Voting Rights would be most affected by which Constitutional Amendment?

19th Amendment


The Constitutional amendment that prohibited denying voting rights to people based on race or color?

The 15th Amendment of the Constitution prohibits denying voting rights to people based on race or color


Which Constitutional amendment prevents governments from denying voting rights to people based on race or color?

15th Amendment


What amendment The voting rights of 1965 was the precursor to which amendment?

The 65 voting rights act wasn't an amendment, but a bill passed by congress.


What does the 19th amendment protect the voting rights of?

the 19th amendment protects to voting of women


What did the fifteenth amendment provide?

Male voting rights


What amendments broadened voting rights?

The 19th amendment gave women voting rights.


Which amendment sought to protect voting rights?

Fourteenth Amendment


How did the fourthteenth amendment give blacks voting rights?

It was not the fourteenth amendment that specifically gave blacks voting rights. It is the 15th. The 14th gave citizenship and citizenship rights.


What voting rights does the nineteenth amendment?

women


Which amendment ensured voting rights for blacks in the South?

15th amendment


Which constitutional amendment granted voting rights?

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.