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Contitution Day 2017: The 13th Amendment

Monday, September 18 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Hub, 134

Constitution Day 2017: The 13th Amendment

Learn about the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution -- and other aspects of the document, its history, and its legacies -- on Monday, Sept. 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. in 134 HUB.

Sponsored by the Department of Communication Arts and Sciences and the Intercollege Minor in Civic and Community Engagement (CIVCM)

 

Here is the 13th Amendment:

"Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. Section 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation."


Here is additional  information on the 13th Amendment:
https://www.archives.gov/historical-docs/13th-amendment
https://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/13thamendment.html


And here is a link to the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the additional amendments:
http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution.html

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