Member Spotlight Found in Ratified Amendments to the... The National Archives Ratified Amendments to the US Constitution Location: Ratified Amendments to the US ConstitutionXIV, 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, 1865GeorgiaPage 7
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Georgia Legislature Declines to Ratify 14th Amendment, 1866

On 13 Nov 1866 "the Legislature of Georgia declines to ratify the proposed amendment." Georgia eventually ratified the 14th amendment on 21 July 1868, after it had been ratified by 2/3 of the states.


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