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14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Primary Documents in American History

Digital Collections

The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of primary source materials associated with the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, including government documents, manuscripts, and newspaper articles. Provided below is a link to the home page for each relevant digital collection along with selected highlights.

Congressional Publications

14th Amendment Debate References:

References to debate on the 14th Amendment (H.J. Res. 127) can be found in the Congressional Globe on the following dates:

Rare Books

Selected highlights from this collection: