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.

Daniel Clark

Quill platform ID: p4383.

(24 October, 1809 -- 2 January, 1891) Clark was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Stratham, N.H., Clark studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1837. Clark was a member of the State house of representatives (1842-1843, 1846, 1854-1855) and was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James Bell and succeeded in reelection in 1861. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

Member of New Hampshire Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866, New Hampshire Delegation—The Road to Civil War, New Hampshire Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.

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