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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(1 July, 1828 -- 22 May, 1900) Rogers was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Sussex County, N.J., Rogers studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1852. Rogers was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]
Member of New Jersey Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866, New Jersey Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.
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