Civics 101 – Episode 102: The Fourteenth Amendment

Lesson Duration

Each podcast episode of Civics 101 gives listeners a basic, non-partisan, topical reintroduction to how the U.S. government works. The history of the topic, as well as connections to current news events, is explored.

Episode 102: If you’ve heard of due process or equal protection under the law, you’ve heard of the Fourteenth (14th) Amendment. Learn more about this amendment that was passed in the aftermath of the Civil War.

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Transcript included.

tags: Reconstruction, Dred Scott, citizenship, discrimination


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