On this day in 1865, the United States adopted the Thirteenth Amendment, abolishing slavery and servitude except as punishment for a crime.
To learn more about the 13th Amendment, try the following resources:
All of my posts about abolition can be found here.
All of my posts on the Civil War can be found here.
My name is Angela Zorn. I work full-time as an educator at Bullitt Central High School in suburban Kentucky where I teach AP US History and AP US Government & Politics. In addition, I provide training & consulting services throughout the United States.