Monday, November 28, 2011

Thirteenth Amendment

Section 1.
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.

Section 2.
Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

The thirteenth amendment officially abolished slavery.
This short documentary shows the after effects of the thirteenth amendment.
This shows life for African Americans leading up to the thirteenth amendment.

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