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What Is The 13th Amendment

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The specific part of the Constitution that was involved was the Thirteenth Amendment and the Fourteenth Amendment. These two amendments held great power but unfortunately did not overpower the law. As a result of the Thirteenth Amendment, discrimination done in public areas had no relevance to the prohibition of slavery. The Thirteenth Amendment was established to prohibit slavery to people; however, it did not apply to these cases. These actions were due to the acts of discrimination of private businesses and their own doings. In Constitutional Law: Principles and Practice Hames & Ekern states, “Parties in the Civil Rights Cases also argued that the Thirteenth Amendment authorized Congress to enact the law in question. Plaintiffs argued that
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