Tuesday, January 31, 2017

13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Abolition of Slavery

"Passed by Congress on January 31, 1865, and ratified on December 6, 1865, the 13th amendment abolished slavery in the United States and provides that "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction."..."
13th Amendment

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