Emancipation proclamation

The proclamation issued by president Lincoln on January 1, 1863 freeing the slaves I those territories still in rebellion agains the union 

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15 amendment

1870

Strengthens voting rights

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14th amendment

1868

Guarantees citizens equal protection

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13th amendment

1865

The 13 amendment to the constitution declared that neither slavery nor voluntary servitude except as a punishment for crime wher of the party shall have been duly convicted



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