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 What year did African-Americans get the legal right to vote?

Answer African-American males were granted the legal right to vote in 1870 with the passage of the 15th Amendment. However, it took almost 100 years for this law to be fully recognized. Women of all color... Read More »
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What year was the first vote for African Americans?

The first African American vote in the United States was cast by Thomas Mundy Peterson of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, on March 31, 1870. African Americans won the right to vote with the 15th Amendment... Read More »
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When did african americans get the right to vote?

The 15th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified on February 3, 1870. It stated that federal and state governments could not prohibit a citizen from voting based on race or color, giving African... Read More »
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In what year were African-Americans allowed to vote?

African-American males were granted the right to vote with the passage of the 15th amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1870). However, many Southern states attempted to "block" the right by setting... Read More »
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When did African Americans have the right to vote?

African American men were originally granted the right to vote in 1868 after the 14th Amendment was passed. The 15th Amendment, which passed in 1870, stated specifically that male citizens of all r... Read More »
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