Citizens Gain Control!
August 17, 1868
-Naturalized and born citizens
-Power and Control
-Not African Americans born somewhere other than the U.S
The Fourteenth Amendment: Sections 1 and 5 Section 1. All people born or made into a citizen in the United States and subject to the control thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they occupy. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall cut the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its power and control the equal protection of the laws. (All citizens or naturalized people are allowed to have control.) Section 5. The Congress will have power to enforce, by fair and appropriate acts, the supply of this article gives.