Amendment 13: Abolition of slavery
Proposed:  31st day of January, 1865
Ratified: 18th of December, 1865

Section 1.

 Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the
party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to
their jurisdiction.

Section 2.

 Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
Amends Article IV, Section 2, Clause 3
Amendments To
The Constitution of the United States of America