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What amendment guaranteed rights of freedom and citizenship and suffrage for African-Americans after the Civil War?

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September 24, 2015 5:17PM

13th and 14th admendments look in the admendments in the constitution

note that the 13th amendment merely abolishs slavery.

The 14th is the amendment that gives citizenship.

Contitutional amendment #14 is as follows:

All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
The 15th amendment helped African Americans vote in elections.