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.

Burwell C. Ritter

Quill platform ID: p8205.

"(January 6, 1810 -- October 1, 1880). Burwell Clark Ritter was a farmer, public servant and American politician. Ritter was born near Russellville, Barren County, Kentucky. He was a member of the State house of representatives in 1842 and 1850. He was elected as a Democrat to the 39th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1887). Was not reelected. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=R000276]"

Member of Kentucky Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866.

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