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SS.912.A.2.4 Distinguish the freedoms guaranteed to African Americans and other groups with the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the Constitution.
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The constitutional amendment, ratified under the Radical Republican Congress in December 1865, that abolished slavery in the United States
The constitutional amendment, ratified under the Radical Republican Congress in July 1868, which guaranteed full citizenship status and rights to every person born in the US; protected due process, and guarantee equal protection of the law; a U.S. citizen defined as anyone "born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof"
The constitutional amendment ratified during the Radical Republican Congress in February 1870, where all males regardless of race [of color or previous condition of servitude] have the right to vote or suffrage.
abolition of slavery
13th Amendment; no legal slavery in the United States
belonging and receiving privileges of a country; Legal scholars note that the 14th Amendment defines a U.S. citizen as anyone "born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof"
The right to vote
Requires that persons in similar circumstances must receive similar treatment under the law.
Civil Rights Act of 1875
Guaranteed African American citizens the right to ride trains and use public facilities such as hotels, yet it was left to the court how to interpret and apply these new a laws..
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