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PinkMonkey Study Guide - American History

6. 3 The 15th Amendment

In 1866, the Republicans in the Congress proposed the fifteenth amendment to the constitution. This amendment forbade racial discrimination during elections. This amendment was ratified in 1870. The southern states were also required to ratify the amendment as a condition to re-admit them in the Union.

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Table of Contents

6.0 - Chronology of Major Events in this Period
6.1 - 14th Amendment to the Constitution
6.2 - The President's Impeachment
6.3 - The 15th Amendment
6.4 - Radical Reconstruction in the South
6.5 - The KU Klux Klan
6.6 - The Civil Rights Act
6.7 - The Compromise of 1877
6.8 - The Impact of Reconstruction
6.9 - Points to Remember

Chapter 7

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