American History

1. Explain the purpose and role of the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution.  How did this amendment change the relationship between the States and the Bill of Rights?  What was the context of this amendment? And why is it so significant to equality for all?

2. Discuss one additional action taken by the government to advance equality for all.  Which branch was responsible for this advance?



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