THIS DAY AT LAW
Today in legal history...
Sunday, December 06, 2009
13th Amendment ended slavery in the United States
On December 6, 1865, the
to the United States Constitution was ratified, formally ending slavery in the United States.
Watch Professor Michael Vorenberg of Brown University discuss his 2001 book
Final Freedom: The Civil War, the Abolition of Slavery and the Thirteenth Amendment
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