slavery abolished

Thirteenth Amendment Passes

TIH 031 2022 Slavery Abolished

January 31, 2022: In history, on this day in 1865, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, ending the institution of slavery in the U.S. Prior to this, Lincoln had issued an Emancipation Proclamation freeing only the slaves in southern states. It was a strategic move on Lincon’s part. Later, toward the end of the war, Congress approved and the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.

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