Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction: Sub-Committee on the Powers of Congress

A sub-committee of the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction, organized to review the last article of the proposed amendment submitted to the Joint Committee by the sub-committee for the apportionment of representatives in Congress

United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866

An amendment to the Constitution of the United States that granted citizenship and equal rights, both civil and legal, to African Americans and slaves who had been emancipated by the thirteenth amendment.

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The Sub-Committee on the Powers of Congress is appointed by the Chairman of the Joint Committee on Reconstruction.

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Article C is received by the Sub-Committee.

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The sub-committee reports to the Joint Committee a proposition amending the Constitution

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