Timelines
Right to Vote - Poll Tax Ban

  • 1792
    New Hampshire Eliminates Property Requirement

  • 1856
    Property Qualification For Voting Eliminated

  • 1870
    15th Amendment Ratified

  • 1915
    Jim Crow Laws Struck Down

  • 1937
    Poll Taxes Upheld As Constitutional

  • 1964
    Civil Rights Act Of 1964 Passes

  • 1965
    Voting Rights Act Of 1965 Passed
    Supreme Court Strikes Down Virginia Residency Requirement

  • 1966
    Poll Taxes Ruled Unconstitutional In State And Federal Elections