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Newspaper Coverage of the Passage of the 14th Amendment, 1866

The New York Times front page covers passage of the 14th Amendment in Congress the previous day.

  • Type
  • Source
    New York Times
  • Date
    June 1866
  • Section
    Front page
  • Copyright
    Public domain

The New York Times' lead story on June 14, 1866, is on the passage of the 14th Amendment -- referred to here as "the Reconstruction Amendment" -- in Congress. It also includes the amendment's full text.

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