Voting Rights and the 14th Amendment Panelists talked about how the end of the Civil War led to the 14th Amendment, which granted citizenship to all persons born or naturalized… read more

Voting Rights and the 14th Amendment Panelists talked about how the end of the Civil War led to the 14th Amendment, which granted citizenship to all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and eventually the 15th Amendment, which gave African American males the right to vote. The also spoke about the politics behind the amendments and how voting have evolved in America. close

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  • Asa Gordon Secretary General Sons and Daughters of the United States Colored Troops
  • Richard Kreitner Editor Nation, The->Archives Blog
  • Frank Smith Jr. Director African American Civil War Memorial Freedom Foundation and Museum
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Voting Rights and the 14th Amendment

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Program ID:
326094-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 04, 2015 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jul 12, 2015 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jul 04, 2015 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2015 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 12, 2015 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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