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.

Asahel W. Hubbard

Quill platform ID: p4444.

(19 January, 1819 -- 22 September, 1879) Hubbard was an American lawyer, businessman, and politician. Born in Haddam, Conn., Hubbard moved to Indiana in 1838 to study law. In 1841, Hubbard was admitted to the bar and began practice in Rushville, Indiana. Additionally, Hubbard was a member of the Indiana house of representatives from 1847 to 1849. In 1857, Hubbard moved to Iowa and was the judge of the fourth judicial district from 1859 to 1862. Hubbard was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses, serving from March 4, 1863 to March 3, 1869. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

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

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