https://www.history.com/topics/united-states-constitution/the-26th-amendment

Feb 16, 2010 ... Amid increasing support for a Constitutional amendment, Congress passed the 26th Amendment in March 1971; the states promptly ratified it, ...

https://history.house.gov/Historical-Highlights/1951-2000/The-26th-Amendment/

On this date, the 26th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified. In the turmoil surrounding the unpopular Vietnam War, lowering the national voting age ...

https://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/amendments/amendment-xxvi

Passed by Congress March 23, 1971. Ratified July 1, 1971. The 26th Amendment changed a portion of the 14th Amendment. Section 1. The right of citizens of ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twenty-sixth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution

The Twenty-sixth Amendment (Amendment XXVI) to the United States Constitution prohibits the .... Although the Twenty-sixth Amendment passed faster than any other constitutional amendment, ... The amendment was subsequently ratified by the following states, bringing the total number of ratifying states to forty- three: 39.

https://americanhistory.si.edu/democracy-exhibition/vote-voice/getting-vote/sometimes-it-takes-amendment/twenty

The Twenty-Sixth Amendment was ratified in one hundred days, the fastest approval of any constitutional amendment. In an attempt to be the first state to ratify, ...

https://constitution.laws.com/american-history/constitution/constitutional-amendments/26th-amendment

The 26th Amendment was proposed on March 23rd, 1971 and ratified on July 1st of the same year. The 26th Amendment would be the quickest to be ratified in ...

https://kids.laws.com/26th-amendment

26th Amendment. Share. 26th Amendment. When you turn 18 you will be able to vote in all elections, be it state, local or federal. However, the voting age was ...

https://www.politico.com/story/2017/07/01/the-26th-amendment-gains-approval-july-1-1971-240006

Jul 1, 2017 ... ... North Carolina became the 38th state to ratify the 26th Amendment to ... Within seven weeks, three-fourths of state legislators had ratified the ...

https://www.quora.com/What-are-the-reasons-why-the-26th-Amendment-was-ratified

The 26th Amendment lowered the voting age from 21 to 18. Why? The biggest reason was the military draft. In 1972, the US was still engulfed ...

https://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-07-01/old-enough-to-fight-old-enough-to-vote-the-26th-amendments-mixed-legacy

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