14th Amendment

Kelsey Carlisle

Equal Protection and Citizenship

Each citizen of the United States is equally protected under the law.

Date Passed

The 14th Amendment was passed on July 28, 1868.

Restrictions

  • You are only counted as a citizen if you are natural born, you have your green card, or if you have passed the citizenship test.

Why is it still important today?

The 14th Amendment is still important today, because it protects all citizens of the United States, so they all have their unalienable rights listed in the Constitution.