posted by jere on .
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c. it was repealed by congress shortly after ratification.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
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.
your answer is b.
ok, thanks ms. sue!