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14th amendment By: Jake Starzyk

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Who Jake Starzyk
Congress
What Jake Starzyk
The law made that anyone who was born in the U.S. was a Citizen of the U.S. It made everyone count as one citizen, "As the slaves were before counted as 3/5 of a person", making the 3/5 law go away.
Where Jake Starzyk
D.C.
When Jake Starzyk
July 9, 1868
Why Jake Starzyk
When the 13th amendment was created, slaves were only free not really citizens. This was supposed to make them citizens but it did not completeley.
So What Jake Starzyk
This increased America's population by a lot and made it able for ex-slaves to get a job more easily.