Caleb Hadley 7.04 History.docx - Name Caleb Hadley Date School Saraland High School Facilitator Skylar Mosley 7.04 Acts of Congress Total Points 40 At

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Name: Caleb Hadley Date: 4/5/2021 School: Saraland High School Facilitator: Skylar Mosley 7.04 Acts of Congress Total Points: 40 At the end of the Civil War and during Reconstruction, Congress debated and passed numerous historical measures that had a significant impact on our nation. Part I: Significance of these Acts Explain the significance of each of the following items using information from the lesson. Act of Congress Significance 1. District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act This act was able to abolish slavery in the nation’s capital. This also set aside $1 million to pay D.C. slaveholders up to $300 for each emancipated slave. This act also gave slaves $100,000 to give to freed slaves who wanted to leave the United States. 2. The 13 th Amendment The 13 th amendment outlawed slavery and was also the shortest to be ratified. This amendment ended slavery in the entire United States and all Confederates states had to ratify it in order to rejoin the Union.

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