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 Black Americans, including those who had been emancipated by the thirteenth amendment.

Myer Strouse

Quill platform ID: p4565.

(16 December, 1825 -- 11 February, 1878) Strouse was a German American lawyer and politician. Born in Bavaria, Germany, Strouse immigrated with his father to the United States in 1832. Strouse studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1855. Strouse 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 Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866, Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.

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