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Seward, William Henry (1801-1872) Fifteenth Amendment resolution [Decimalized GLC00788.01-GLC00788.02]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00788 Author/Creator: Seward, William Henry (1801-1872) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Various Date: 27 February 1869 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content:

People: Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: US Constitution, US Constitutional Amendment, African American History, Freemen, Reconstruction, Law, Government and Civics, Slavery

Sub Era: Reconstruction