The 13th Amendment

The 13th Amendment abolished slavery in the United States. It was adopted in 1865.

Section 1
Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as 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 the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

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Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
121 Monument Ave.

Greeneville, TN 37743

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(423) 638-3551
423-638-3551 (VC), 423-639-3711 (HQ)

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