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Who was behind the 13th Amendment?

The Thirteenth Amendment (Amendment XIII) to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime. In Congress, it was passed by the Senate on April 8, 1864, and by the House on January 31, 1865.

Why was the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution Important?

The 13th Amendment was important because it created a constitutional amendment that banned slavery in ALL of the American states.

Who passed the 14th Amendment?

The 14th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified on July 9, 1868, and granted citizenship to “all persons born or naturalized in the United States,” which included former slaves recently freed.
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