The Abolitionist Movement

The Abolitionist Movement

The Abolitionist Movement The abolitionist movement was an organized effort to end the practice of slavery in the United States. The first leaders of the campaign, which took place from about 1830 to 1870, mimicked some of the same tactics British abolitionists had...
The 1863-65 13th Amendment

The 1863-65 13th Amendment

The 1863-65 13th Amendment The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1865 in the aftermath of the Civil War, abolished slavery in the United States. The 13th Amendment states: “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime...