what is the 14th amendment?
- Anonymous10 years agoFavorite Answer
Citizenship Clause provides a broad definition of citizenship that overruled the decision in Dred Scott v. Sandford, which held that blacks could not be citizens of the United States.
Due Process Clause prohibits state and local governments from depriving persons of life, liberty, or property without certain steps being taken to ensure fairness. Equal Protection Clause requires each state to provide equal protection under the law to all people within its jurisdiction.
- 10 years ago
the amendment to the US Constitution which specifies who are legal citizens of the United States and their protections under the law.