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 Black Americans, including those who had been emancipated by the thirteenth amendment.

Ralph Hill

Quill platform ID: p8196.

"(October 12, 1827 -- Augusty 20, 1899) Ralph Hill was a teacher, lawyer, collector of internal revenue, and American politician. Hill was born in Trumbull County, Ohio and moved to Columbus, Indiana in March 1852. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1851. He established a select school in Austinburg, Ohio in November 1851. He also served as a collector of internal revenue for the third district of Indiana (1869-1875). He was elected as a Republican to the 39th Congress and served from March 4, 1865 to March 3, 1867, he was not re-elected in 1866. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000604]"

Member of Indiana Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866.

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