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.

Morgan Jones

Quill platform ID: p8288.

"(February 26, 1830 -- July 13, 1894) Morgan Jones was a plumber, member of a board of councilmen, member of a board of alderman, and American politician. Morgan was born in London, England and immigrated in 1833 to New York City. Morgan was a member of the board of councilmen (1859-1863) and president of that board in 1860, 1861, and 1863. He was also a member of the board of alderman in 1864 and 1865 and was the president of that board in 1865. Jones was elected as a democrat to the 39th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867) and was not a candidate for renomination. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=J000242]"

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

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