Importance Of The 13 Amendment

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The three Amendments from Amendments eleven through twenty-seven of the United States of America Constitution that I chose to discuss dealt with the abolishment of slavery, citizen’s voting for their state senators and the right of women to vote. Each has helped our nation truly be the land of the free where all citizens are treated equally.
The 13th Amendment abolished slavery in the United States. It was followed by the 14th Amendment, which ensured that all citizens of all states had not only rights on the federal level, but on the state level, as well. It did away with the three-fifths counting of slaves in the United States census. Later, to make the freedom of slaves even clearer the 15th Amendment was passed to ensure that race could
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