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abolished slavery "within the US, or any place subject their jurisdiction"
When was the Thirteenth Amendment passed by the House/Congress?
January 31, 1865
When was the Thirteenth Amendment ratified?
December 6, 1865
The federal government required new state constitutions in former __________ __________ to include the abolition of slavery, but there was nothing to prevent states from reinstitution the practice with revised __________ __________
confederate states, state constitutions
granted citizenship to "all persons born or naturalized in the United States," including former enslaved people, and provided all citizens with "equal protection under the laws"
The Fourteenth Amendment extending the provisions of the __________ __________ __________ to the states
Bill of rights
The Fourteenth Amendment allowed government to punish states that abridged citizens right to vote by reducing their __________ __________ __________
representation in congress
When was the Fourteenth Amendment passed by the House/Congress?
June 13, 1866
When was the Fourteenth Amendment ratified?
July 9, 1868
Prohibited states from disenfranchising voters "on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude"
The Fifteenth Amendment left open the possibility that states could institute __________ __________ equally to all races, and many former Confederate states took advantage of this provision, instituting poll taxes, literacy tests, etc
When was the Fifteenth Amendment passed by Congress?
February 26, 1869
When was the Fifteenth Amendment ratified?
February 3, 1870
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