Editors. "The 14th Amendment to the US Constitution adopted". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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The 14th Amendment to the US Constitution adopted (37 words)
Historical Context Note
It grants citizenship to anyone born in the United States and guarantees due process and equal protection of the laws. It serves as the basis for applying the rights specified in the US Constitution to the states.10967 The 14th Amendment to the US Constitution adopted 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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