US 14th Amendment extends enfranchisement to black men (27 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

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.

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 02 December 2016.]