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Posted by on Sunday, December 23, 2007 at 6:24pm.

the 15th amendment, ratified in 1870, did not ssecure the right of african americans to vote primarily because

a. it did not state that voting rights could not be denied to african americans
b. the federal government did not intervene to uphold the amendment
c. it was repealed by congress shortly after ratification.
d. it prevented state leaders from acting on behalf of potential voters who were being discriminated against

i think its a

  • government 24 - , Sunday, December 23, 2007 at 7:21pm

    The Amendment did guarantee voting rights for African-Americans.

    However, the federal government didn't always interfere with local elections and didn't enforce the amendment in some areas.

  • government 24 - , Sunday, December 23, 2007 at 7:26pm

    your answer is b.

  • government 24 - , Sunday, December 23, 2007 at 7:27pm

    ok, thanks ms. sue!

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