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.

Washington Territory Delegation


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Arthur A. Denny Visualize "(June 20, 1822 -- January 9, 1899) Arthur Armstrong Denny was a(n) merchant, county commissioner, postmaster, public servant, soldier, register, banker, author, and American politician. Arthur was born in Salem, Washington County, Indiana and moved to Illinois, Oregon Territory, and Washington Territory in 1853. Arthur was a county commissioner of Thurston County, Oregon and King County, Washington, first postmaster of Seattle (1853-1855), served in the Indian war of 1855 in the Volunteer Army, and register of the land office in Olympia (1861-1865). He served in the territorial house of representatives (1853-1861), was elected as speaker in 1857, and was a member in the territorial council in 1862 and 1863. Denny was elected as a Republican to the 39th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867) and was not reelected. [Source: 'biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=D000247]" Washington Territory Delegation (This negotiation)