This amendment was passed because some people would get punished more than what they were actually were needed to.
Passed Dec. 15, 1791
This is till important till today. Just to have fairness in their punishments.
They passed this amendment because they thought slaves should have the rights to be free like the others.
Passed in Dec. 6, 1865
This is not important anymore because there's no more slavery.
They passed this amendment because they were taking advantage of alcohol. The guys would beat up their wives.