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.

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Journal of the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction

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The journal of the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction, 39th Congress, 1865-1867

https://archive.org/details/journalofjointco00kenduoft/page/36

https://openlibrary.org/books/OL7170814M/The_journal_of_the_Joint_committee_of_fifteen_on_reconstruction

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