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 Black Americans, including those who had been emancipated by the thirteenth amendment.

House Committee on the Judiciary

The Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives for the Thirty-Ninth Session of Congress.

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Session 12986: 1865-12-15 10:00:00

H. R. 1 continues to be considered; H. R. 3 is considered; H. Res. 1 is recommended by the committee

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  • H. Res. 9: House Judiciary Committee Amendment (e898906)

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