The Twenty-fourth Amendment (Amendment XXIV) of the United States
Constitution prohibits ... Suttles. When the 24th Amendment was ratified in 1964,
five states still retained a poll tax: Virginia, A...
Amendment XXIVSection 1.The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any
primary or other election for President or Vice President, for electors for ...
Amendment XXIV Abolition of Poll Taxes. Passed by Congress August 27, 1962.
Ratified January 23, 1964. Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to ...
On this date in 1962, the House passed the 24th Amendment, outlawing the poll
tax as a voting requirement in federal elections, by a vote of 295 to 86. At the ...
“Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary or other
election for President or Vice President, for electors for President or Vice ...
Jan 24, 2010 ... Amendment 24 - Poll Tax Barred · <<Back | Table of Contents | Next>>. 1. The
right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary or ...
The 24th amendment was important to the Civil Rights Movement as it ended
mandatory poll taxes that prevented many African Americans. Poll taxes,
Twenty-Fourth Amendment. The Twenty-fourth Amendment to the U.S.
Constitution reads: Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote in
Jan 23, 2012 ... On this day 48 years ago, poll taxes on federal elections were made illegal
through a new amendment to the United States Constitution. A week ...
Shmoop: US Constitution 24th Amendment summary. Analysis of 24th
Amendment by PhD and Masters students from Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley.