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.

James M. Marvin

Quill platform ID: p4522.

(27 February, 1809 -- 25 April, 1901) Marvin was an American politician and businessman. Born in Saratoga County, N.Y., Marvin worked within the hotel business. Marvin was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

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

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