- The Citizenship Act of 1924 granted citizenship to all American Indians born in the United States. How does the Citizenship Act of 1924 support or differ from the 15th Amendment passed in 1870? As a reminder, the 15th Amendment states that "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude."
- Using clues from the clothing of the men in the photograph, what are possible inferences about the varied values of American Indians?
"[President Calvin Coolidge posed with Natives, possibly from the Plateau area in the Northwestern United States, near the south lawn of the White House]," February 18, 1925. Courtesy of Library of Congress