The 14th Amendment granted citizenship to all persons born in the United States (or natuaralized).
The 14th Amendment July 9th, 1868
Post Civil War in the United States (North and South).
The 14th Amendment granted citizenship to all persons born in the United States (includes former freed slaves). This also addressed many aspects of citizenship and the rights of citizens.
Radical Republicans, who kept fighting with Johnson about the rights of black people. Johnson wanted their rights to completely be up to white southerners. The Radical Republicans won the argument.
Black males and females (former slaves as well).
Black And White
White males and females.
The 14th Amendment was designed to grant citizenship to and protect the civil liberties of recently freed slaves and whites. White southerners did not want African Americans to have equal rights as them. As a result, every person born or neutralized in the United States was granted citizenship and equal rights (for a short period of time...).
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