Primary Documents in African American History [The first vote drawn by A.R. Waud]

Primary Documents in African American History [The first vote drawn by A.R. Waud]

15th AMENDMENT | passed by Congress Feb. 1869, ratified March 1870; prohibited denial of the Vote because of Race, Color or previous condition of Servititude; defined national citizenship to include former slaves; prohibited states from violating privileges of Citizens without due process of law; empowered Congress to reduce representation of any state that denied Vote to males over 21; disqualified from state and national offices all prewar office holders who had supported the Confederacy.

15th AMENDMENT | passed by Congress Feb. 1869, ratified March 1870; prohibited denial of the Vote because of Race, Color or previous condition of Servititude; defined national citizenship to include former slaves; prohibited states from violating privileges of Citizens without due process of law; empowered Congress to reduce representation of any state that denied Vote to males over 21; disqualified from state and national offices all prewar office holders who had supported the Confederacy.

Democrats opposed:   1.The Emancipation  Proclamation   2.The  13th Amendment   3.The  14th Amendment   4.The  15th Amendment   5.The Reconstruction Act of  1867   6.The Civil Rights of  1866   7.The Enforcement  Act of 1870   8.The Forced Act of  1871   9.The Ku Klux Klan  Act of 1871   10.The Civil Rights  Act of 1875   11.The Freeman  Bureau   12.The Civil Rights  Act of 1957   13.The Civil Rights  Act of 1960   14.The  United State Civil Rights Commission

Democrats opposed: 1.The Emancipation Proclamation 2.The 13th Amendment 3.The 14th Amendment 4.The 15th Amendment 5.The Reconstruction Act of 1867 6.The Civil Rights of 1866 7.The Enforcement Act of 1870 8.The Forced Act of 1871 9.The Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871 10.The Civil Rights Act of 1875 11.The Freeman Bureau 12.The Civil Rights Act of 1957 13.The Civil Rights Act of 1960 14.The United State Civil Rights Commission

Thomas Peterson-Mundy of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, became the 1st African American to vote. His vote was under the authority of the 15th Amendment, a day after it was adopted. Peterson was born in Metuchen, New Jersey. His father, also named Thomas, worked for the Mundy family. It is unclear if he w...Thomas Peterson-Mundy of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, became the 1st African American to vote. His vote was under the authority of the 15th Amendment, a day after it was adopted. Peterson was born…

Thomas Peterson-Mundy of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, became the 1st African American to vote. His vote was under the authority of the 15th Amendment, a day after it was adopted. Peterson was born in Metuchen, New Jersey. His father, also named Thomas, worked for the Mundy family. It is unclear if he w...Thomas Peterson-Mundy of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, became the 1st African American to vote. His vote was under the authority of the 15th Amendment, a day after it was adopted. Peterson was born…

15th Amendment, passed 1869, ratified 1870. That's right people. Republicans! Same ones who freed the slaves.

15th Amendment, passed 1869, ratified 1870. That's right people. Republicans! Same ones who freed the slaves.

Black Abolitionists: Thomas Mundy Peterson The First African American To Vote Under The 15th Amendment - https://blackthen.com/black-abolitionists-thomas-mundy-peterson-first-african-american-vote-15th-amendment/?utm_source=PN&utm_medium=BT+Pinterest&utm_campaign=SNAP%2Bfrom%2BBlack+Then

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(photo: BlackUSA) 1870 Congress ratified the 15th Amendment, giving African Americans the right to vote. However, women were not permitted (Taylor).

(photo: BlackUSA) 1870 Congress ratified the 15th Amendment, giving African Americans the right to vote. However, women were not permitted (Taylor).

Judgment in Cases of Impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from Office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any Office of honor, Trust or Profit under the United States: but the Party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to Indictment, Trial, Judgment and Punishment, according to Law

Judgment in Cases of Impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from Office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any Office of honor, Trust or Profit under the United States: but the Party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to Indictment, Trial, Judgment and Punishment, according to Law

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By Lestey Gist, The Gist of Freedom    On March 31, 1870, only one month after the ratification of the 15th Amendment, Thomas Mundy Peterson (1824–1904) became the first African-American to vote under the 15th Amendment, blacks

By Lestey Gist, The Gist of Freedom On March 31, 1870, only one month after the ratification of the 15th Amendment, Thomas Mundy Peterson (1824–1904) became the first African-American to vote under the 15th Amendment, blacks

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