Thirteenth Amendment

Thirteenth Amendment

Book - 1865
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While President Abraham Lincoln's 1863 Emancipation Proclamation declared that slaves in the Confederate States were "thenceforward and forever free," slavery remained legal in the states that had not left the Union. Passed by Congress on January 31, 1865, and ratified on December 6, 1865, the 13th amendment abolished slavery once and for all.
Publisher: [s.l.] : [s.n.], 1865.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (legal / business record)

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