The 15th Amendment

On this date in 1870 Secretary of State Hamilton Fish certified that the 15th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified by the states.  The Amendment granted African-American men the right to vote.  Learn more at and

About Tina Nelson
Tina Nelson

Tina Nelson is an attorney and mom. She created the LAWSUIT™ board game to teach her three children about the law. The game was an instant success. Copyrights and a patent were obtained, and Professional Games, Inc. was born. Professional Games, Inc. created this blog to educate and keep its friends and customers regularly updated about our American legal system.
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