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Who enforced the Civil Rights Act of 1866?

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Who enforced the Civil Rights Act of 1866?

Civil Rights Act of 1866

The Civil Rights Act of 1866 was passed to protect the rights of all American citizens, especially African Americans. It laid the groundwork for the 14th Amendment and the Equal Protection Clause.

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In theory, the Civil Rights Act of 1866 ensured equal protection under the law. In practice, it did not. The law did not establish enforcement of the...

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Equal Protection Under The Fourteenth Amendment: Definition & Summary

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