US 14th Amendment extends enfranchisement to black men

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In USA, the passing of the 14th Amendment incorporates the Civil Rights Act and forces all states to choose between black enfranchisement and reduced representation in Congress.

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Editors. "US 14th Amendment extends enfranchisement to black men". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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