The 14th amendment
The 14th amendment was passed in 1868. This amendment was about granting citizenship to all people born or naturalized in the United States, including former slaves who had just been freed after the Civil War. 14th amendment says that no person can be deprived of life, liberty, or property without the due process of law. It was needed because it protected the civil rights. Connected to 15th, 19th, and 26th amendments. The U.S. changed after this because everyone in the U.S. was a citizen.