A Citizen of a State, under Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 of the Constitution, can get a Passport

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Discover that before the Fourteenth Amendment, a citizen of a State was recognized under international law with the nationality of a citizen of the United States. A citizen of the United States was also a citizen of the several States (united).

However, the Fourteenth Amendment changed that. In the Slaughterhouse Cases, the Supreme Court split the two equivalent terms. Thereafter, there was a citizen of the United States and a citizen of the several States (united), under the Constitution of the United States of America.

See that a citizen of a State, under Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 of the Constitution is now a citizen of the several States (united) under the Constitution of the United States and is to be recognized under international law with the nationality of a citizen of the several States (united). Find out that a citizen of the United States, under Section 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment is also recognized under international law with the nationality of a citizen of the United States.

Examine applications for passports filed by citizen(s) of a State both before and after the adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment.

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