Which amendment made poll taxes illegal?
The Twenty-fourth Amendment of the Constitution made poll taxes illegal. =)
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The 24th amendment. The 24th Amendment, ratified in 1964, reflecting a politicalcompromise, abolished the use Suttles, and extended the prohibitionof poll taxes to state elect…ions.
24th Amendment . Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary or other election for President or Vice President, for electors for President… or Vice President, or for Senator or Representative in Congress, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State by reason of failure to pay any poll tax or other tax.. Section 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.. Passed August 27, 1962. Ratified January 23, 1964.. This Amendment was sponsored by US Senator Spessard Lindsay Holland of Florida (Democrat).
The twenty fourth amendment made the poll tax unconstitutional what was the poll tax and what do you think might have happended if the poll tax had not been abolished?
The poll tax was enacted, primarily in the South, to force people to pay a tax to be allowed to vote. Most people agree that this was a legislated form of racism, as it result…ed in preventing poor African-Americans from being allowed to vote because they could not afford the poll tax. Of course, it also meant that the poor of any race could not afford to vote.
Benjamin Franklin was the first who had started the poll tax
24th by: Rost CV!!!!
The 24th Amendment prohibits Congress and the states fromconditioning the right to vote in federal elections on payment of apoll tax or other types of tax. It was ratified by …the UnitedStates in 1964.
it was created so blacks could not vote. (as you know many blacks were poor and didn't have enough money to support their families so how in the world could they afford to vot…e) it was just one of many laws to deprive African Americans of their rights
They were created in order to stop the poor from voting.
23rd, day of January 1964 :)
In US Civil War
go look in the dam social studies book
The 13th Amendment was the abolition of slavery
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