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Amendment 13

The Thirteenth Amendment was made to the Constitution of the United States in 1865, the Year the Civil War ended. This Amendment removed slavery as a legal process, thus guaranteeing the freedom and rights of many slaves


Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States Section 1:
Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.

Section 2:
Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.