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Mundy 1Nina MundyProfessor EalyAfrican American 4Emancipation Proclamation v. 13thAmendmentThe Emancipation proclamation and the 13th amendment on the Constitution of United States abolished the slavery within the United States. The announcement helped construct the rights and liberties for the newly independent people. This was considered the first move toward the independence for former slaves. The United States Congress enacted two distinct amendments on the constitution. First, the 13th amendment, which helped in the abolition of the slavery. Second, was the 14th modification of the year 1968; which guaranteed African Americans citizenship rights with the promise from the federal government to enforce the equalprotection of the citizens based on the same laws. The 13thamendment, despite the abolition ofslavery, enacted strict punishment laws for crime which resembled slavery. The emancipation was auctioned to act as measuring tool of the civil war by the former president of the United

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