United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866

An amendment to the Constitution of the United States that granted citizenship and equal rights, both civil and legal, to African Americans and slaves who had been emancipated by the thirteenth amendment.

Daniel Morris

Quill platform ID: p4529.

(4 January, 1812 -- 22 April, 1889) Morris was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Seneca County, N.Y., Morris studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1845. Morris served as the district attorney of Yates County, N.Y. (1847-1850) and was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

Member of New York Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866, New York Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.

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