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
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