We, The People Citizenship Act of 1924

Citizenship Act of 1924


"Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress Assembled, That all non-citizen Indians born within the territorial limits of the United States be, and they are hereby, declared to be citizens of the United States: Provided, That the granting of such citizenship shall not in any manner impair or otherwise affect the right of any Indian to tribal or other property."

Passed by Congress June 2, 1924. 43 Stat., 253

For more information about historic legal documents concerning Native-Americans, 1778-1970, see Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties.

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