13th Amendment Annotated Bibliography Essay

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Joseph Cruz 3/22/2012
Annotated Bibliography: 13th Amendment The genre of “Saving the Right to Organize” would be an article. This would be a secondary source because it is an article, and it refines the primary source. The topic of this source would be that it focuses on the 13th Amendment replacing the Wagner Act on labor movements in the U.S. Percentage of U.S. workers who were unionized in 1953. A good thesis from this source would be Mark Dudzic’s words, “Articulating [worker] right[s] solely as an individual [human] right leads to its ''balancing'' with other rights .. .for example. . . the “"free speech rights"” of employers.” This thesis shows that workers that had rights as an individual led to the balancing of other
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In this article there are two main biases that relate to the 13th Amendment. Race and religious differences were brought into play and it actually became an illegal law that someone may assault someone else that had different race or religion preferences. This is by far a biased opinion because many people in the past wouldn't agree with this because they didn't believe that slavery should be abolished due to the face that ex-slave owners thought they're slaves would repay them with violence. Others though went against this because it was just a hate crime to attack someone that had different religious views or were of different colors. This source is credible because it informs the reader that the 13th Amendment not only abolished slavery, but it recognized other important events such as the Emancipation Proclamation. It also allowed for views of others like Lincoln to state his opinion. This source also shows that the amendment allowed for a possible way to end war by everyone has the equal rights that are deserved. The source relates to conflict because many people didn't agree with the 13th Amendment because they were either not in favor of blacks having rights, or they would lose labor workers. Conflict out busted when even the thought of slavery being abolished was brought into play. Resolution eventually created after the disputes about the amendment were finally settled. Some

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