Two State citizens under the Constitution of the United States

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With the ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment on July 28 1868, there are now two state citizens under the Constitution of the United States (of America). One state citizen is, under Section 1, Clause 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment, a citizen of the United States. The other state citizen is, under Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 of the Constitution, a citizen of the several States. In addition, there is a state citizen, with privileges and immunities of a citizen of the several States; under Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 of the Constitution and there is a state citizen, with privileges and immunities of a citizen of the United States; under Section 1, Clause 2 of the Fourteenth Amendment.

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