Fricn Americans and Their Right to Vote

Research Paper in revalance to African-American History after 1877. Specific Topic is on African Americans and Voting. This is geared to how African Americans gained their voting rights, to include restrictions, if any, women voting, and issues that came about while trying to vote.
a? Chicago-style formatting and citation with a Reference page.
a? In-text citation of those references. A reference page without those references cited throughout the paper defeats the purpose.
a? 3+ pages, double-spaced, 12-point font
As far as the content of the paper, write about what has interested you within this course so far.
Special Note: What has interested me is how blacks started out with nothing and with continuous persistant fighting, they were able to be freed from slavery, get educations and become integrated with the white population. I will add more to this once paper is received.
Do not begin the paper with What has interested me is…”, because it is kind of a mini-research paper. As long as it is three pages and you, have a clear focus and some supporting material from the textbook and other reliable sources (no Wikipedia or about.com or infoplease.com, PLEASE). One source that should be used is the book from the course:
Required Course Textbooks

Hine, Darlene Clark and William C. Hine. The African American Odyssey, 5th ed. Vol 2. New Jersey: Pearson, 2011.