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 A. Garfield

Quill platform ID: p4554.

(19 November, 1831 -- 19 September, 1881) Garfield was an American politician who was the President of the United States from March 4th, 1881 to September 19th, 1881. Born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Garfield was a professor of ancient languages and literature at the Western Reserve Eclectic Institute and later its president. Garfield was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and to the eight succeeding Congresses and served until his resignation on November 8, 1880. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

Member of Ohio Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866, Ohio Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65, Ohio Delegation—United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act, Ohio Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment.

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