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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(24 February, 1816 -- 25 March, 1883) Howe was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Androscoggin County, Maine, Howe studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1839. Howe moved to Wisconsin in 1845 and afterwards in 1860, was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate. Howe was reelected in 1866 and 1872. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]
Member of Wisconsin Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866, Wisconsin Delegation—The Road to Civil War, Wisconsin Delegation—United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act, Wisconsin Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment, Wisconsin Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.
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