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Fifteenth Amendment
of the U.S. Constitution


By the 1890s, many southern states undermined the Fifteenth Amendment through requirements such as literacy tests and poll taxes.
  1870 amendment guaranteeing the right to vote to African Americans
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  • By the 1890s, many southern states undermined the Fifteenth Amendment through requirements such as literacy tests and poll taxes.
  • The ideal of liberty demanded for its attainment powerful means, and these the Fifteenth Amendment gave him.
    W. E. B. Du Bois  --  The Souls of Black Folk
  • So the Freedmen’s Bureau died, and its child was the Fifteenth Amendment.
    W. E. B. Du Bois  --  The Souls of Black Folk
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Fifteenth Amendment , Fourteenth Amendment [8] , Thirteenth Amendment [9] , Fourteenth Amendment [8] , Nineteenth Amendment [9] , Thirteenth Amendment [9] , Twenty-sixth Amendment [9]
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