A sub-committee of the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction, to which resolutions related to apportionment of representatives in Congress are referred
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 is created in the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction on January 12, 1866
A resolution to amend the Constitution to make representation conditional on Black civil rights is received by the Sub-Committee.