amendments - For each amendment, 13th, 14th, 15th, and...

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For each amendment, 13 th , 14 th , 15 th , and 19 th , state the year it was passed and what it did: The 13 th , 14 th , and 15 th amendments were issued post Civil War in 1865, 1868, and 1870, respectively. The 13 th amendment which states, “Neither slavery now 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.” The 13 th amendment is commonly known as the amendment which abolished slavery for people of African descent. More recently, supporters of the Violence Against Women Act cite the 13 th amendment in defense of the constitutionality of the act, declaring violence against women a type of involuntary servitude. The 14 th amendment which stated, “All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course SOCWRK 500 taught by Professor Bagby during the Spring '08 term at Kansas State University.

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