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Inherently Unequal: The Betrayal of Equal Rights by the Supreme Court, 1865-1903

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Between 1865 and 1870, the 13th Amendment abolished slavery in the U.S., the 14th conferred citizenship and equal protection under the law to all Americans, white or black, and the 15th gave black American males the right to vote. In 1875 the far-reaching Civil Rights Act granted all Americans regardless of color "the full and equal enjoyment" of public conveyances and places of amusement. Yet eight years later, in 1883, the Supreme Court, by an 8-1 vote, overturned the Civil Rights Act as unconstitutional, arguing Congress ...

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Inherently Unequal: The Betrayal of Equal Rights by the Supreme Court, 1865-1903 2012, Walker & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780802778857

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Inherently Unequal: The Betrayal of Equal Rights by the Supreme Court, 1865-1903 2011, Walker & Company, New York

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