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 What year did black Americans get the right to vote?

Answer On February 26, 1896, congress passed the fifteenth amendment. This amendment stated, "Voting shall not be denied by race, color or previous servitude," thus giving black Americans the right to vot... Read More »
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What year did African-Americans get the legal right to vote?

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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