the 13th amendment

by Alex,Austin,Banner

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the united states. He had many accomplishments, but his most famous was when he pushed for slavery to be illegal in the United States.

There was people opposed to the idea

Most were wealthy laves owners in the south who owned slaves to tend to their plantations

There was also a new country who came from this. They were called the Confederate States

To pass this amendment a civil war ensued because the north and south didnt agree

The Amendment gets passed.

The amendment was finally ratified by all the states in 1865. This amendment mad slavery illegal and all people who were slaves became free.