Feb 16, 2010 ... Passage, Ratification and Effects of the 26th Amendment. On March 10, 1971, the U.S. Senate voted unanimously in favor of the proposed ...

The 26th Amendment changed a portion of the 14th Amendment .... have the effect of disproportionately burdening the voting rights of a particular age group.

On this date, the 26th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified. ... were the last to approve the amendment before official ratification took effect on July 1, 1971.

Jul 1, 2016 ... Ratified during Vietnam, the Constitution's 'forgotten amendment,' changed American culture. Has its political impact faded?

The 26th amendment: Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States, who are eighteen years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied or ...

The 26th Amendment and Youth Voting Rights by Wynell Schamel. One effect of the Vietnam War on the United States was to lower the voting age to 18.

May 6, 2019 ... The 26th Amendment, in effect, lowered the federal voting age to 18. Historically, states had required voters to be 21.

(PDF); The Twenty-sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (PDF); "Impact of Youth Vote" ... Students will read the 26th Amendment and learn about its history.

Jul 1, 2014 ... Today marks the 43rd anniversary of the 26th Amendment, which opened up the voting process to millions of young Americans.

Nov 12, 2018 ... The 26th Amendment bars the government from using age a ... demand and support for the 26th Amendment at the time, its post-adoption effect ...