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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(1817 -- 29 March, 1867) Riddle was an American engineer, lawyer, and politician. Born in New Castle, Del. and admitted to the bar in 1848, Riddle was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses and served from March 4th, 1851 to March 3rd, 1855. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]
Member of Delaware Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866, Delaware Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment, Delaware Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.
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