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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 9 years ago

how does the 14th amendment define citizenship?

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  • tuffy
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    9 years ago
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    Clarified duel citizenship by making all individuals born in the United States or subject to its jurisdiction citizens of both the nation and of the state in which they resided; it abolished the 'three-fifths' clause, which had counted a slave as three-fifths of a person for both taxation and representation; and it declared the confederacy's debts illegal and void and made former Federal or state officials who had served the Confederacy for federal or state office--though Congress could remove this disability by a two thirds vote of both Houses.

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