Important Changes

By Chris Richnow

Emancipation Proclamation

On Jan. 1, 1863, U.S.Abe Lincoln the President of the time declared to free all slaves residing in territory in rebellion against the federal government. This made the Southerner Slave owners angry.Southerners had lost their slaves, This happened n 1863. But although the Emancipation Proclamation only freed a few people. All the slaves owned in the South were not free.

The Thirteenth Amendment

The thirteenth amendment stopped slavery and servitude to the United States states Constitution. This amendment was stated in Dec.6 1865. This was Proclaimed by William.H Seward.

The Fourteenth Amendment

The Fourteenth amendment was created in July.9 1868. This amendment promised equal protection against the laws. Many people didn't like this amendment. Most of these people that hated it were Southerners.

The fourteenth Admendment

The Fifteenth amedment

The Fifteenth amendment allows anybody to vote no matter race, color, gender, marriage, and Slavery. The was created in February 3, 1870. Also is the third to last amendment.

How did the three amendments effect the southern slaves?

It helped the Southern Slaves with Slavery it helped them be free and be able to vote.

What other law would you design if you were in Congress?

I would make a law that would allow anybody even if there in Slavery to move were they would lie to no matter what race, gender, marriage.