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From the Colfax Massacre in the 1870s
Creating the New Birth Constitution
How the Klan and the Court Killed Reconstruction
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14th Amendment abolitionists adopted afﬁrmative action Amendment’s anti-civil-rights anti-equality authority Bill of Rights Bingham Birth Amendments BIRTH CONSTITUTION Birth Framers birth of freedom black voters Boerne Brennan Center broad power citizens City of Boerne Civil Rights Act civil rights legislation Colfax Massacre Colfax Riot Congress’s power congressional Court held COURT KILLED RECONSTRUCTION Court’s Cruikshank decisions Democratic discrimination dissenting Dred Scott election enacted Enforcement Acts Equal Protection federal courts federal government federal power ﬁrst ﬁve Fourteenth Amendment Fugitive Slave Act Fugitive Slave Clause give Congress Harlan judicial jurisdiction Klan Lincoln’s majority Noah Swayne NYU School originalist overruled Plessy Posse Comitatus Act power to enforce power to protect PRE-CIVIL-WAR President Prigg private individuals private violence protect civil rights provision racial racist Radical Republicans ratiﬁed Rehnquist Court Scalia School of Law Second Reconstruction segregation Senate Sess slaveholders slavery South states’-rights striking struck Supreme Court Swayne United upheld violated vote white supremacy