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What does 13A stand for?

13A stands for Thirteenth Amendment

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The laudatory goal of that January 1865 backroom and back-alley horse trading was to pass the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.
The film, though, deals with a very small part of his political career: his passionate devotion to passing the Thirteenth Amendment, a Bill which effectively ended slavery in America, prior to the conclusion of the Civil War and the re-unification of the northern and southern states.
19) If the argument that the Thirteenth Amendment empowered Congress to protect the economic rights of contract and property seems strained, it is only because we today forget that slavery was, first and foremost, an economic system that was designed to deprive slaves of their economic liberty.
President Abraham Lincoln had open reservations about the Confiscation Acts, as he feared they might prompt border states, especially Missouri and Kentucky, to secede; yet eventually the Emancipation Proclamation and the Thirteenth Amendment made the Confiscation Acts largely irrelevant.