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United States Fifteenth Amendment

Cite as: Erica Croft, Kiana McAllister, Annabel Harris, Lauren Davis, Elizabeth Green, Louise Navarro-Cann, Mary Nelson-Hill, Mizuki Hassell, Grace Penn, Paul Calica, Matt Rands, and Nicholas P. S. Cole, United States Fifteenth Amendment, Quill Project at Pembroke College (Oxford, 2022).

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8 historical records used for this dataset.


16 committees met in 400 sessions. Average 50.0 sessions each.

Dates from Monday, 04 March 1867 to Tuesday, 02 March 1869.

Person icon People:

329 people in 34 voting delegations.

Top 5 most active people are:

Summary of person events:

  • 920 Person join icon join a committee.
  • 9 Person leave icon leave a committee.
  • 8 Person elect icon elections to a position.

Procedure icon Procedures:

2135 procedural motions considered.

Summary of procedural events:

  • 2135 Procedural motion icon procedural motion proposed.
  • 373 Debate motion icon motions debated.

Document icon Documents:

291 documents considered with 244 amendments presented.

Summary of document events:

  • 291 Create a new document proposal new documents created.
  • 293 Document copied documents passed from another committee.
  • 244 Document amended amendments to a document proposed.
  • 577 Debate a document proposal debates on a proposal.

Voting icon Decisions:

2619 number of decisions made.

Summary of decision made:

  • 1563 Vote adopt icon proposals adopted.
  • 240 Vote reject icon proposals rejected.
  • 177 Vote refer icon proposals referred to another committee.
  • Postpone debate icon debate of a proposal postponed.
  • 84 Vote drop icon proposal dropped from discussion without a formal vote.
  • 24 Vote drop icon some other decision on a proposal.

List of proposals by delegation

List of proposals by person