US 14th Amendment extends enfranchisement to black men

(27 words)
  • Editors

Historical Context Note


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.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are a member (student of staff) of a subscribing institution (see List), you should be able to access the LE on campus directly (without the need to log in), and off-campus either via the institutional log in we offer, or via your institution's remote access facilities, or by creating a personal user account with your institutional email address. If you are not a member of a subscribing institution, you will need to purchase a personal subscription. For more information on how to subscribe as an individual user, please see under Individual Subcriptions.

Citation:
Editors. "US 14th Amendment extends enfranchisement to black men". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18509, accessed 28 July 2015.]