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.
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"(January 17, 1806 -- September 2, 1873) Demas Hubbard Jr. was a lawyer, supervisor, public servant, and American politician. Hubbard was born in Winfield, Herkimer County, New York. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1835. He was a member of the State assembly (1838 - 1840), supervisor of Smyrna ( 1859 - 1864), and was elected chairman of the board of supervisors of Chenango County, New York. Hubbard was elected as a Republican to the 39th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867) and was not a candidate for renomination in 1866. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000881]"
Member of New York Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866.
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