The constitutional issues resolved by Civil War include slavery, states’ rights and secession, location of sovereignty, and citizenship; Fourteenth Amendment; key provisions of Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments; complexity of Fourteenth Amendment clauses, i.e., Privileges and Immunities Clause, Due Process Clause, and Equal Protection Clause; post-Reconstruction; Jim Crow and segregation; disenfranchisement of African American men.

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