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 Senate of the United States of America, 1865-1867

Details

Journal of the Senate First and Second Session of the Thirty-Ninth Congress

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