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"The Fifteenth Amendment", an 1870 print celebrating the passage of the Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution in February 1870, and the advancements that African-Americans had made as a result of the Civil War. Portraits in image:At the top corners, President Ulysses S. Grant and Vice President Schuyler Colfax. (The Grant administration was much more satisfactory to African-Americans than the preceding Andrew Johnson administration.) Smaller portraits (inset from the bottom corners) of the deceased white heroes of Black rights, Abraham Lincoln and John Brown. At top center, African-American leaders Martin Delany, Frederick Douglass, and Hiram Revels.

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Library of Congress

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5/11/2009 14:02

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