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13th amendmentIn 1865 a new amendment was passed, becoming the thirteenth amendment to TheConstitution. This amendment pertained to slavery and making it illegal to own slaves.This amendment was passed by Abraham Lincoln while he was in office.The thirteenth amendment was one of three very important ones passed after the civilwar. This amendment is regarded as one of the most important amendments to date. Itis very easy to see how this could be a result of the Civil War, which was fought overslavery. The United States was a nation divided by slavery, creating two sides, TheNorth which was against slavery and the South which wanted slavery.The thirteenth amendment that we now have is not the original version of theamendment. There was a thirteenth amendment that was passed prior to the one weknow of now. This particular one was responsible for guaranteeing slavery as legal andacceptable. This version was never sent to each state to be ratified due to the civil war.

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Fall
Professor
POWELL
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History, 13th Amendment, Abraham Lincoln, Slavery in the United States, American Civil War, Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Thirteenth Amendment

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