Slavery is ABOLISHED!

Congress passes the 13th Amendment, slavery is no more

Lincoln Prevails

Through much legal maneuvering, the Lincoln administration prevailed in pushing the 13th Amendment to resolution. After fighting a war, primarily caused by the legal involuntary servitude employed in the south. President Abraham Lincoln felt it was imperative to pass this amendment. He once said, "Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally".