Following its ratification by the requisite three-quarters of the states earlier in the month, the 13th Amendment is formally adopted into the U.S. Constitution, ensuring that “neither slavery nor inv...
With 4 bipartisan bills in Congress to #EndTrafficking on their way to being signed into legislation, it is clear America comes together on this issue. We are all on the same side with the 13th Amendment. Nobody wants Sex Traffickers operating in their city. http://pic.twitter.com/4yJrB4PACR
Today is Tuesday, Dec. 18, the 352nd day of 2018. There are 13 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 18, 1865, the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery, was de...
153 years ago today: Slavery is abolished in the U.S. with the ratification of the 13th Amendment. While slavery was frequently justified from the Bible, many of the abolitionists who opposed it were Christians seeking to make America more like the Kingdom of God.
153 years ago, our country ratified the 13th Amendment, declaring that “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.”
Dec. 18 (UPI) --On this date in history: In 1865, the 13th Amendment to the Constitution abolished slavery in the United States. In 1912, an investigation of J.P. Morgan & Co. as well as 17 other fina...
On this day in 1865, “Secretary of State William Seward announced to the world that the United States had constitutionally abolished slavery — the 13th Amendment had been ratified.” Let us recall that America has been imperfect, but we should always strive to perfect our Union.
#TodayinHistory 18 December 1865 - slavery is abolished in the United States. The 13th Amendment says: “neither slavery nor involuntary servitude… shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.” More pictures: cmore.pics/o3FMY http://pic.twitter.com/9rUo051aaU
On this date (Dec. 18) in 1865, the 13th Amendment was formally adopted into U.S. Constitution. The 13th Amendment *did not* abolish/outlaw slavery in America. Ignore those who mark this date by perpetuating this lie. White supremacy’s stranglehold is found in “exception clause.”
#TODAY marks the 153rd anniversary of the day the #13thAmendment went into effect, abolishing chattel slavery in the U.S. Learn more: https://www. theusconstitution.org/constitutional -progress/ … http://pic.twitter.com/hc9br728lr
On this day in 1865, the 13th Amendment was officially adopted into the Constitution–246 years after captive Africans landed at Jamestown, Virginia, and were enslaved. To Freedom: Voices of the Formerly Enslaved: s.si.edu/2SThYnK #ANationsStory#APeoplesJourney
#OTD in 1865 Secretary of State of the United States William Seward announced the adoption of the 13th Amendment prohibiting slavery throughout the United States. Read about it in #ChronAm chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn8304546 2/1865-12-19/ed-1/seq-1/?loclr=twloc … http://pic.twitter.com/a15SnCx9Je
#OTD 1865 the 13th amendment is adopted into the US constitution ensuring that "neither slavery nor involuntary servitude...shall exist within the US". John Newton's "Amazing Grace" is indelibly associated with the anti-slavery movement (Ref. MAB,H622) http://pic.twitter.com/oyXbhtwKJO