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The 13 Amendment

To Abolish Slavery

Michael Reid

on 18 March 2010

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Transcript of The 13 Amendment

The 13 Amendment Creation of the Amendment
Abraham Lincoln Appointed Saloman P. Chase as his Chief Justice urged that black suffrage be made a condition of the reconstruction of the rebel states. And by 1867 Chase had taken the position that Congress had constitutional authority enforcing the THIRTEENTH AMENDMENT "all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside," Purpose To Abolish Slavery Impact Today.... Slavery is outlawed. Without this Amendment all people would not be equal We would not have a Black President. Court Cases (ABLEMAN V. BOOTH, 1859), implying a national power to enforce a right constitutionally recognized. The Thirteenth Amendment, as the majority admitted, established a constitutional right the freedmen would have the same rights as white men Bibliography Bibliography
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Source Citation
LEVY, LEONARD W. "Civil Rights Cases 109 U.S. 3 (1883)." Encyclopedia of the American Constitution. Ed. Leonard W. Levy and Kenneth L. Karst. 2nd ed. Vol. 1. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2000. 408-410. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 15 Mar. 2010.

Cornell University Law School. "13th Ammendment." http://topics.law.cornell.edu/constitution/amendmentxiii Our Amendment Drivers Licence Test for people over the age of 70 Modern day Barrack Obama
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