The Reconstruction Amendments
Background to the 13th amendment: Three Fifths compromise -us Constitution -1787, fugitive slave act 1793 and fugitive slave act as part of the compromise of 1850.
meaning of the thirteenth amendment (1865): slavery and Involuntary servitude outlawed, no one could be forced into “servitude” unless convicted of a crime via due process (explain)
Meaning of the fourteenth amendment (1868): dred scot decision (1857)-explain, definition of citizenship and conditions, due process and equal protection of the law via state authorities- explain and Federal debt via the fourth paragraph
meaning of the 15th amendment (1870)