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The Fourteenth Amendment

The Fourteenth Amendment - live in A state’s...

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       The Fourteenth Amendment The Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868 as one of the Reconstruction Amendments . According to the 14 th amendment a state which doesn’t allow qualified voters to vote may have its representation in Congress minimized or taken away . It states that all people born ore given citizenship in the United States are citizens of the United States and within the state that they
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Unformatted text preview: live in . A state’s representation in Congress is shown by the state’s population . No state is allowed to pass a law(s) that deny or take away the freedoms or privileges to any of their citizens . According to this amendment, all citizens should be protected equally . Citizens aren’t allowed to have their state rights taken away without a legal pass to a court session ....
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