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.

Source material

House Judiciary Committee Minutes, 38th Congress, first session, to 40th Congress, first session

Details

House Judiciary Committee Minutes, 38th Congress, first session, to 40th Congress, first session (File Number HR38A-E10.5); Dec. 11, 1865-May 15, 1866, p. 87-167; Committee Papers, 1813-2011 (CP 1813-2011); Committee Papers of the Committee on the Judiciary from the 38th Congress through 40th Congresses (Committee Papers 38th-40th); Records of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1789-2015, Record Group 233 (RG 233); National Archives Building, Washington, DC (NAB).

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