THE WASHINGTON PEACE CONFERENCE’S PROPOSED 13TH AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES

30 Aug

February 1861. With seven States having left the Union, a war between the States inched closer. Americans on both sides accused the other of ‘oligarchy’. In a last effort to preserve peace, the General Assembly of Virginia, issued an invitation. It requested all the remaining States in the Union to … Read More »