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The US Senate Proposes the Thirteenth Amendment

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On April 8, 1864 the US Senate approved a resolution to propose the Thirteenth Amendment in a 38-6 vote. Read the new focus on article, by Professor Neil Cogan, to learn more about the first of the Reconstruction Amendments, which was years in the making.

 

 

 

 

 

Image by Harper's Weekly, 18 February 1863 (Volokh Conspiracy) [Public domain] via Wikimedia Commons

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