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Voting Rights Amendments to the Constitution of the United States

Introduction: Over the course of more than one hundred years, the Fourteenth, Fifteenth, Nineteenth, Twenty-Fourth, and Twenty-Sixth Amendments to the Constitution of the United States slowly expanded the right to vote to all citizens at least eighteen years of age, regardless of race, gender, or other discriminating factors.

Fourteenth Amendment (1868)

Note: Article I, Section 2, of the U.S. Constitution was modified by Section 2 of the Fourteenth Amendment.

Section 1

All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without...

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