"Editorials, feature stories, news items, illustrations, cartoons, a poem, and an advertisement" from the pages of Harper's Weekly, "the leading American illustrated newspaper in the second-half of the nineteenth century," about the 13th Amendment and "the nation's transition from slavery to freedom." Features a timeline (1787-1865), commentary, and biographies. Includes a glossary and list of sources. Also includes links to sites about the 14th and 15th Amendments. From HarpWeek.