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Essay Four Outline - Fourteenth Amendment (1868): Section...

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Fourteenth Amendment (1868): Section One: All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. Section Five: The Congress shall have power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article. The Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution was designed to protect the rights of the (then) recently freed slaves, as well as African Americans more generally. Yet, thirty years after its passage nearly every Southern state had efffectively disenfranchised African Americans. How could this be? Write an essay about American race relations
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