(MC)Which statement explains why the Fifteenth Amendment was proposed by the Radical Republicans during Reconstruction? to give Congress power to pass civil rights legislation to give emancipated slaves greater economic opportunities to prevent Southern states from re-establishing a system of slavery to ensure that African Americans would have a voice in the government

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The correct option is D. The fifteen amendment was proposed during the reconstruction era in order to grant African American men the right to vote. The law proposed that federal and state governments should be prohibited from denying  a citizen the right to vote because of the colour, race or previous condition of servitude. 
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