The 15th Amendment: Providing the Vote

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Summary: On 21 July, NCSS and hosted the last of three episodes in their joint Summer Webinar Series about the Reconstruction amendments. Professor Scott Yenor discussed with a group of teachers the reasoning behind the 15th Amendment, different ideas about how to achieve its goal, and the resulting impact of access to the vote - real or imagined - by African-Americans over time. You can download a copy of the slideshow here, and the reading packet for the entire series here. The post The 15th Amendment: Providing the Vote appeared first on Teaching American History.