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13th Amendment to the Bill of Rights



13th Amendment

On December 6, 1865 completion of ratification of the 13th Amendment (prohibiting slavery) to the US Bill of Rights occurred.

 

 

     

 

Links to pages dealing with the abolition of slavery in the USA:

Vermont

Virgin Islands

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Abraham Lincoln

American Civil War


Links to pages dealing with the abolition of slavery in other countries:

British campaign against slavery

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton (1786-1846)

Thomas Clarkson  (1760-1845)

Denmark

Peter Van Scholten

Granville Sharp (1735-1813)

Slave Trade Act 1807

Slave Trade Act 1824

Slave Trade Act 1843

Slavery Abolition Act 1833

Joseph Sturge (1793-1859)

William Wilberforce  (1759-1833)


Links to other pages dealing with slavery:

Does slavery still exist?

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TRADE
HUMAN
SACRIFICE

BONDED
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HIERODULIC
SERVITUDE

TRAFFICKING

CHILD
LABOR

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