AMENDMENT:

Personal Relations: Chinese shall not be given the franchise

Amendment Details:

Date:

March 22, 1869

Type:

Bills

State of Origin:

California (CA)

Congress:

41st Congress (1869-1871)

Summary:

Personal Relations: Chinese shall not be given the franchise

Chamber:

House

Sponsor:

JOHNSON, James Augustus (CA-D)

Topics:

voteres - Restrictions on voting equalgr4 - Equality regardless of race

Comments:

Tracking information provided by Ames:\n1869, Mar. 22. 41st Cong., 1st sess. By Mr. Johnson of California; moved to suspend rules; lost. H.J., p. 96.

Record Source:

Ames, Herman V. The Proposed Amendments to the Constitution of the United States During the First Century of Its History, American Historical Society Annual Report for the year 1896; H. Doc. 353 part 2, 54th Cong., 2d Session, volume 3550-2, Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1897.

Cite As:

The Amendments Project, edited by Jill Lepore and Tobias Resch, 2023, https://amendmentsproject.org [Record Number b041-h18690322jo, accessed 2024-04-14]. Record Source: [Ames, Herman V. The Proposed Amendments to the Constitution of the United States During the First Century of Its History, American Historical Society Annual Report for the year 1896; H. Doc. 353 part 2, 54th Cong., 2d Session, volume 3550-2, Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1897.]