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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Fourteenth Amendment ratified
Dwyer Arce at 12:00 AM ET

On July 28, 1868, the Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified, granting citizenship to former slaves and protecting due process of law and equal protection of laws in the States.

Learn more about the history of the Fourteenth Amendment.

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