An amendment to the Constitution of the United States that granted citizenship and equal rights, both civil and legal, to Black Americans, including those who had been emancipated by the thirteenth amendment.
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(28 December, 1821 -- 19 May, 1899) Buckalew was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Fishing Creek Township, Columbia County, Pa., Buckalew studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. Buckalew was a member of the State senate from 1850 to 1853 and later from 1857 to 1858 and 1869. Buckalew was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1862. Later, Buckalew was elected as a Democrat to the Fiftieth and Fifty-first Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]
Member of Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866, Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment, Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.
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