What is the 13th Amendment? - Summary, Definition & Ratification


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The Thirteenth Amendment effectively ended which of the following?

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1. The Emancipation Proclamation achieved which of the following?

2. The Thirteenth Amendment officially became law on?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your knowledge of the 13th Amendment of the United States Constitution. You will be tested on areas such as what the amendment ended and the Emancipation Proclamation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • What the amendment ended
  • Why the amendment was hard to pass
  • When the amendment became law

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the 13th Amendment
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Emancipation Proclamation
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the opposition to the amendment in a different light and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled What is the 13th Amendment? - Summary, Definition & Ratification. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the Civil War
  • Explores the influence of President Abraham Lincoln
  • Explains the Emancipation Proclamation
  • Covers the Reconstruction Amendments