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

Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1865-1867

Details

Journal of the House of Representatives for the First and Second Sessions of the Thirty-Ninth Congress

Volume 63 (39th Congress, 1st Session)
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Volume 64 (39th Congress, 2nd Session)
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