The 24th Amendment to the Constitution prohibited the use of a poll tax as a means of denying any citizen the right to vote in any election for president, vice president, senators ...
When the 24th Amendment was ratified in 1964, five states still retained a poll ...
The amendment prohibited requiring a poll tax for voters in federal elections.
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 ...
Poll taxes are taxes that some states began charging during Reconstruction as a way to African Americans from voting. In 1966, the Supreme Court extended the protection against poll taxes to include state elections, citing the equal protection clause of the 14th amendm
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The 24th Amendment Ended the Poll Tax January 23, 1964. Imagine that you are
finally old enough to vote in your first election. But, do you have enough money ...
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 ...
The 24th amendment was important to the Civil Rights Movement as it ended
mandatory poll taxes that prevented many African Americans. Poll taxes,
The 24th Amendment was passed on January 23rd, 1964 ... The 24th
Amendment expresses the inability of a Federal or State government to deny a
citizen of ...