August 1868

THE SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN MAGAZINE

What does the Fourteenth Amendment mean for you?

-The Fourteenth Amendment says that regardless of race, born or naturalized, citizenship is reaffirmed.

-No state can abridge the privileges of a citizen.

-No one can be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process by the law.

-Congress has power to enforce the provisions of this article.

-This especially benefits African Americans, Hispanic, etc... because regardless of race, their citizenship is reaffirmed.

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