The Fourteenth Amendment

The Fourteenth Amendment is one of the three Civil War Amendments. It basically states that all people who are born in the U.S are natural citizens. Also all people born or naturalized are U.S citizens and citizens of the state they live in. It forbids states to deny any person life, liberty, or property without due process of law, it also says the states may not deny any person equal protection of the laws.

important facts

  • It was adopted July 9, 1868.
  • It gave African Americans the right to vote.

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