Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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Voting Rights Laws and Legislation in Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia

Voter Registration • 9 Records • Uploaded June 20, 2023

This source includes compiled voting rights laws and legislation that applied to Black voters in Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia, as well as federal laws that affected the entire country. Included are proposed legislation, laws passed, and other amendments that either restricted or enabled the registration and act of voting following the Civil War.

This source is not comprehensive and will be updated as more laws are researched.

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