Contitution Day 2017: The 13th Amendment
Monday, September 18 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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:
And here is a link to the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the additional amendments:
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