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Fifteenth Amendment - Original Proposal

Fifteenth Amendment - Original Proposal Tragedies and Triumphs American History Civil Rights Law and Politics

This is the original, handwritten resolution proposing a 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.  When it passed the Congress, and was ratified by the states, African-American men gained the right to vote.


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Image online, courtesy the U.S. Library of Congress.

 

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