Check for understanding #409
Read the Thirteenth Amendment
The full text of the amendment is below. It is short, so we will read it together aloud:
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.
Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
Watch selection from The Thirteenth (2016)
Today we’re going to look at the Thirteenth Amendment from a forward-looking context. Next class we’ll have an opportunity to look at the period a little more closely.
Link to Netflix (beginning to 1:30:00 remaining).
While you are listening, practice note-taking strategies by: