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On This Date in Legal History

In 1957 the Alabama legislature passed a law changing the boundaries of the City of Tuskegee to guarantee the election of white candidates. Only four or five African American voters were left within the City limits, yet not a single … Continue reading

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The 15th Amendment

On February 3, 1870, the 15th Amendment was ratified. The Amendment granted African American men the right to vote. Section 1 states—”The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States … Continue reading

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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 https://goo.gl/GH4Ywy and https://goo.gl/sNepQt.

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The 15th Amendment to Our Constitution

On February 3, 1870, the 15th Amendment was ratified.  The Amendment granted African American men the right to vote.  Section 1 states—”The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

In 1957 the Alabama legislature passed a law changing the boundaries of the City of Tuskegee. By doing so, only four or five African American voters were left within the City limits, yet not a single white voter was effected … Continue reading

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On This Date In Legal History

On February 3, 1870, the 15th Amendment was ratified.  The Amendment granted African American men the right to vote.  Section 1 states—”The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United … Continue reading

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On This Day in Legal History

In 1957, the Alabama legislature passed a law changing the boundaries of the City of Tuskegee. By doing so, only four or five African American voters were left within the City limits, yet not a single white voter was effected … Continue reading

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