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The 13th Amendment was approved by President Abraham Lincoln on Feb. 1, 1865. After this, it was put to a state vote, and it was ratified on Dec. 6, 1865. More »

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The 14th Amendment was passed by a 33 to 11 margin by the Senate on June 8, 1866, and the House of Representatives passed it on June 13, 1866, by a margin of 120 to 32. The amendment was ratified over two years later on ... More »

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The 15th Amendment to the United States Constitution was passed by Congress on February 26, 1869, and ratified by the states on February 3, 1870. It was officially included in the Constitution on March 30, 1870. More »

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The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution officially abolished slavery. The main section of the amendment states, "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall hav... More »

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The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified on Dec. 6, 1865. The Senate passed it on April 8, 1864, the House passed it on Jan. 31, 1865, and President Lincoln approved it for state voting on Feb. 1, 1865. More »

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The 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution is important because it abolished slavery in all American states. The amendment was passed by the Senate on April 18, 1864, and by the House of Representatives on Janu... More »

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In the speech now known as the Gettysburg Address, President Abraham Lincoln delivered a reminder of the nation's origins, emphasizing the stakes at risk by the Civil War, and provided a call to action for the preservati... More »

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