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Saturday, September 17, 2011

15th Amendment

Agreed to by Congress February 26, 1869; ratified and in force February 3, 1870.

Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.

Section 2. The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

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