Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution
The Fifteenth Amendment
U.S. History | 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments
Sound Smart: The 15th Amendment | History
February 3, 1870: The 15th amendment ratified
The Reconstruction Amendments: The 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments
The Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the federal and state governments from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's "race, color, or previous condition of servitude". It was ratified on February 3, 1870, as the third and last of the Reconstruction Amendments.