Today in Wold History

December 18, 2017 Joshua Samuel

On December 18, 1865, exactly 152 years ago today, slavery was abolished in the United States of America with the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment. According to Wikipedia, the, “Thirteenth Amendment (Amendment XIII) to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime.” In Congress, it The amendment was passed by the {Read More..}