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The Oxford Companion to American Law

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2004
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With the end of the Civil War and the abolition of slavery by the Thirteenth Amendment (ratified 1865), the ...

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Michael Kent Curtis

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2 ed.)

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2005
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With the end of the Civil War and the abolition of slavery by the Thirteenth Amendment (ratified 1865), the ...

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Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619–1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

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2009
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Since its ratification in 1868 as one of the three Reconstruction amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment has been the subject of ...

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Michael Les Benedict

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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(1868), Congress's first attempt to settle the issues of the Civil War and restore the former Confederate states to the Union....

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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2002
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, adopted in 1868. Its five sections established the citizenship of African Americans. It also excluded from political office those who aided the ... ... More

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