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 H. D. Henderson

Quill platform ID: p8243.

"(July 23, 1810 -- December 13, 1885) James Henry Dickey Henderson was a printer, pastor, publisher, farmer, superintendent, and American politician. Henderson was born near Salem, Kentucky and moved to, Pennsylvania, Missouri, and Oregon in 1852. Henderson published a literary magazine and wrote for periodicals. He was a superintendent of the public schools of Lane county in 1859. He was elected as a Republican to the 39th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867) and was not reelected in 1866. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000480]"

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

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