How Maine did — and then didn’t — play a role in the 14th Amendment

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Originally published on June 19, 2016 in the Bangor Daily News.

by Patrick Rael

“Patrick Rael is professor of history at Bowdoin College and a project scholar for the Maine Humanities Council. Throughout 2016, the Maine Humanities Council will offer ways for Mainers to talk with one another about equality and inclusiveness, in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the passage through Congress of the 14th Amendment.”

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