About the Document
This handwritten congressional copy of the amendment that banned slavery is signed by President Lincoln, Vice President Hannibal Hamlin, and over 150 members of Congress.
Below, download the document image and discussion guide below, which encourages students to examine this primary source and its impact on American society.
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