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.

George S. Shanklin

Quill platform ID: p8207.

"(December 23, 1807 -- April 1, 1883). George Sea Shanklin was a lawyer, farmer, and American politician. Shanklin was born in Jessamine County, Kentucky. Shanklin studied law and was admitted to the bar. He was a member of the State house of representatives in 1838, 1844, and from 1861-1865. George was also appointed Commonwealth attorney in 1854. Shanklin was elected as a Democrat to the 39th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867) and was not a candidate for reelection. [Source: 'Biographical directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=S000283]"

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

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