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.

Edward H. Rollins

Quill platform ID: p4496.

(3 October, 1824 -- 31 July, 1889) Rollins was an American businessman and politician. Rollins was born in Strafford County, N.H.. Rollins was a member of the State house of representatives (1855-1857) and was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh, Thirty-eighth, and Thirty-ninth Congresses. In 1876, Rollins was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate. [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, New Hampshire Delegation—United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act.

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