Learn More – Georgia Ratifies 13th Amendment
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Holzer, Harold, and Sara Vaughn Gabbard, eds. Lincoln and Freedom: Slavery, Emancipation, and the Thirteenth Amendment. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2007.
Maltz, Earl M. Civil Rights, the Constitution, and Congress, 1863-1869. Lawrence, Kan.: University Press of Kansas, 1990.
Tsesis, Alexander. The Thirteenth Amendment and American Freedom: A Legal History. New York : New York University Press, 2004.
Vorenberg, Michael. Final Freedom: The Civil War, the Abolition of Slavery, and the Thirteenth Amendment. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Visit ourdocuments.gov to read the 13th Amendment: http://www.ourdocuments.gov
Library of Congress Web Guide to the 13th
Freedmen & Southern Society: http://www.history.umd.edu/Freedmen/index.html
United States Constitution and Analysis: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/constitution/index.html