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.

William D. Kelley

Quill platform ID: p4559.

(12 April, 1814 -- 9 January, 1890) Kelley was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Kelley studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1841. Kelley was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh and to the fourteen succeeding Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

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

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