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The Myth of Lincoln

Watch my interview on Lincoln and the Civil War… below the video is a summation of my points.

The video can also found on my video page. 561 more words

13th Amendment

Better Late Than Never

March 16, 1995: Mississippi ratifies the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. The 13th Amendment abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for a crime. 611 more words

History

The War This Week: Feb 23-Mar 1, 1865

Thursday, February 23

Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard issued a proclamation urging the residents of Charlotte, North Carolina to volunteer their slave labor to “destroy and obstruct” roads to the city. 596 more words

Carolinas Campaign

The Civil War This Week: Feb 23-Mar 1, 1865

Thursday, February 23

Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard issued a proclamation urging the residents of Charlotte, North Carolina to volunteer their slave labor to “destroy and obstruct” roads to the city. 586 more words

Politics

The Thirteenth Amendment

February 23, 1865 – Minnesota became the 15th state to ratify the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution permanently abolishing slavery.

On February 1, the day after Congress passed this new amendment, President Abraham Lincoln signed a congressional joint resolution submitting the proposed measure to the state legislatures for ratification. 541 more words

Abraham Lincoln

Question of the Week: February 2, 2015

Saturday, January 31 marked the 150th anniversary of the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment, abolishing slavery. The Fourteenth and Fifteenth would grant former slaves citizenship and give them the right to vote. 34 more words

Slavery

Reaction to the Thirteenth Amendment

Yesterday the House passed the amendation to the Constitution forever forbidding slavery on the soil of the United States! It now remains for the President to sign and the States to ratify.

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