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.

John H. Hubbard

Quill platform ID: p4410.

(24 March, 1804 -- 30 July, 1872) Hubbard was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., Hubbard was admitted to the bar in 1828. Hubbard was a member of the State senate 1847-1849 and was a prosecuting attorney from 1849-1852. Hubbard was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses and served from March 4th, 1863 to March 3rd, 1867. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

Member of Connecticut Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866, Connecticut Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.

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