Framing Treason: War, Reconciliation, and Memory in the Making of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Library of Congress
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Washington, D.C. 20540

Kluge Fellow Taja-Nia Henderson discusses a section of the Fourteenth Amendment that, by its terms, barred from public officeholding Confederate officials and military personnel who had previously taken an oath to uphold the federal constitution.

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