Freedmen, the Fourteenth Amendment, and the Right to Bear Arms, 1866-1876

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Adams, George, 110
Akerman, Amos T., 137, 145, 149
Alabama: adopts constitution conforming to Fourteenth Amendment, 90; black codes in, 30, 99; Enforcement Act prosecutions in, 135–36; fear of black insurrection in, 28, 29; Klan activities in, 146, 147; prevents blacks from owning firearms, 28, 29–30, 32; state militia abuses, 10, 28, 29–30
Alvord, J. W., 14
Anti-Ku Klux Klan Act. See Civil Rights Act of 1871
Aristotle, 29, 132 n.15
Arkansas: adopts constitution conforming to Fourteenth Amendment, 92–93; black militias in, 114, 146–47; fear of black insurrection in, 19–20; Indians extended right to bear arms in secessionist constitution of, 22, 93; rights of suffrage and bearing arms denied to blacks in, 20, 21–22
Arnell, Samuel, 110, 111
Avery, James William, 139, 144–45
Baker, E. G., 2
Baltimore Gazette, 36
Banks, Nathaniel P., 13, 15
Barron v. Baltimore (1833), 28, 125, 138, 173, 188
Bayne, Thomas, 91
Beadle, W. H. H., 31
Beck, James, 109, 125, 150
Beckwith, G. R., 160–61, 164, 165, 171
Bill of Rights: applicability to private individuals, 136, 138, 151–52, 164, 169–70, 172–75; as applicable only to federal government, 28–29, 63, 107–8, 120–21, 125, 135–36, 138, 139, 150–51, 164, 173, 184, 188; as encompassed by first Freedmen’s Bureau Bill (S. 60), 14; as expressing natural rights, 75–76, 165, 169; as incorporated into Fourteenth Amendment against the states,

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