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Twenty-fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution

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Amendment XXIV (the Twenty-fourth Amendment) of the United States Constitution prevents any rights from being abridged due to failure to pay poll tax or other tax. Thirteen years after it was proposed and nearly two years after the measure had been passed by the United States Senate 77-16, the 24th Amendment was ratified on January 23, 1964.

The full text of this amendment is available online [1] (http://www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/charters_of_freedom/constitution/amendments_11-27#24).

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