Lincoln: This Amendment Is That Cure
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  • Law → United States Constitution → 13th Amendment
  • Social Studies → United States Constitution → 13th Amendment
  • American History → Civil War → 13th Amendment

Abraham Lincoln vehemently advocates for the ratification of the thirteenth amendment. He states that, by abolishing slavery, it will settle the slavery dispute and set the tone for the future of those currently enslaved and those who would otherwise be enslaved in the future.

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