Emancipation Proclamation Similarities

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There is a main similarity between the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment. Both have the notion and the purpose to free slaves. Unlike the Emancipation Proclamation which was imposed as a power of the commander in chief. The 13th Amendment toe the line of the legislative procedures summarized in the Constitution in order to create a radical and permanent change to the supreme law in The United States. It was voted on in the Congress and established by the majority of states. There is a relationship between the two documents in which the 13th amendment is the official mean by which the Emancipation Proclamation was executed. (ibid).

Although January, 1st ,1863 , was the date in which the Emancipation Proclamation took place in
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