New Laws

By: Hannah Burress

During the time period of 1868, the fourteenth amendment was changed.

It states that if you were born in the United States, then you are a legal citizen of the United States.

It also states that all United States Citizens should be treated equally.

The last thing that this states is that not one state could enforce any law which would take away privileges of any United States citizen.

This amendment is benefiting slaves by granting them citizenship.

Web. 18 Mar. 2014. <>.

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