Fifteenth Amendment

Fifteenth Amendment

About Fifteenth Amendment

The Fifteenth Amendment (Amendment XV) to the United States Constitution prohibits each government in the United States from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's 'race, color, or previous condition of servitude' (for example, slavery). It was ratified on February 3, 1870. The Fifteenth Amendment is one of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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