Key Consequences Of The 13th Amendment

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Main Question - The “profound” changes in the constitution that came about through the civil war as the three amendments passed around the rifts in the nation, the thirteenth fourteenth and fifteenth amendment. These amendments brought massive change through the introduction of Abolition of slavery, addition of equal protection under the law, and voting equality thus removing race discrimination while putting in some restrictions such as poll taxes and literacy tests. The abolition of slavery in the United States and any place subject to its jurisdiction was the greatest change within the constitution of the three amendments that came about through the civil war as it fundamentally changed one of the issue most contested policies that had been …show more content…
These protections and rights can be summarized as the following State and federal citizenship are granted to all natural born citizens regardless of race also applying to the freed slaves, No state is allowed to abridge the privileges and immunities of citizens. No person can be deprived of life liberty, or property without due process of law, and no person can be denied equal protection of the laws. The citizenship clause was used primarily to provide rights by citizenship to the recently freed slaves as to limit discrimination from southern states, but as of the modern day …show more content…
From the beginning of the nation in the writing of the declaration of independence slavery was contested (Insert further info here. This disagreement between the northern and southern states set course for the two very different social ideals that are still present today, but back in 1778 and forward slavery was the country 's’ biggest dividend and was the central force in the division of the nation that began the civil war. To maintain the nationwide abolition of slavery when the confederacy would be reabsorbed into the united states there was part included in the 13th amendment that stated that any territories or states under US government could not have slavery. This clause allowed the nation to be reformed with the central argument between the north and south to be removed allowing for a more efficient government that after the reconstruction period would bring about the progressive era the at its time the biggest push for equality in the united

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