01_15_2008[1] - Notes 13th Amendment Frees slaves 14th Amendment Declares citizenship of U.S if born in country(began federal citizenship States the

01_15_2008[1] - Notes 13th Amendment Frees slaves 14th...

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Notes 13 th Amendment – Frees slaves 14 th Amendment – Declares citizenship of U.S. if born in country (began federal citizenship) States the right to vote is undeniable Punishes those who rebel against U.S. with treason States Congress may enforce laws as deemed necessary 1865 – Louisiana Black Codes Action 1866 – Civil Rights Act Reaction 1868 – 14 th Amendment Conclusion Freedom (definition of) : Congress – the right to vote South – the Black Codes Slaves – ability to move as please as well as independence to do as wish Railroad’s importance on life – a) allowed for more consumption and bartering to take place and b) vast migration of people possible Cotton Production – a) spikes after civil war; b) South needed money so they grew the most

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