The Foundry Series: The 14th Amendment and Birthright Citizenship

The Foundry Series: The 14th Amendment and Birthright Citizenship

Location: 

Historic Tredegar

In July 1868, the ideas of African American activists transformed the terms of citizenship for all Americans with the adoption of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. 

Discover the origins of universal citizenship for people born in the U.S. and how that birthright principle continues to impact national conversations about citizenship 150 years later. 

Featuring Martha S. Jones, Johns Hopkins University

Cost: 

$10 Adults, $8 Museum Members

Program Date: 

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 6:00pm

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