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Lecture 8.Civil War - American Race Relations Lecture 8 Civil War and Reconstruction Reminder All office hours by appointment now Original 13 th

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Unformatted text preview: American Race Relations Lecture 8. Civil War and Reconstruction Reminder: All office hours by appointment now. Original 13 th Amendment, 1861 • “No amendment shall be made to the Constitution which will authorize or give to Congress the power to abolish or interfere, within any State, with the domestic institutions therefore, including that of person held to labor or service by the laws of said State.” The Second 13 th Amendment, 1865 • “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or an place subject to their jurisdiction.” • “Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.” Hesitancy Towards Emancipation • First Confiscation Act, August 1861 • Lincoln countermands General Fremont in Missouri, August 1961 • Lincoln countermands General David Hunter, April 1962 Steps Towards Emancipation • Militia Act, July 1862 • Second Confiscation Act, July 1862 • Victory at Antietam, September 1862 • Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 • 13 th Amendment Alternative Americas...
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course RACE REL 790:333 taught by Professor Williegin during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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Lecture 8.Civil War - American Race Relations Lecture 8 Civil War and Reconstruction Reminder All office hours by appointment now Original 13 th

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