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 When were African-Americans allowed to vote in the United States?

Answer African-American men first received the right to vote with the passing of the 15th Amendment on Feb. 26, 1869. Women of all races, however, would not gain the right to vote until Aug. 26, 1920.Sour... 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 were african americans allowed to vote in america?

African American men obtained the right to vote when the 15th Amendment was passed in 1869---a few years after the end of slavery. African American women obtained the right to vote at the same time... Read More »
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When were African Americans allowed to vote in the United States?

In 1870 African Americans were given voting rights privileges when Congress ratified the 15th Amendment to the United States Constitution. The 15th Amendment superseded individual state laws that f... 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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