13th Amendment
The 13th Amendment was introduced in the year 1863. This amendment proclaimed that all slaves, in the confederate states, would be forever free to be an American. This amendment was not validated until December 1865. Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. This stated that all slave holders would become rebellions to The United States of America, but did not completely abolish slavery, where the 13th Amendment had.

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