United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

An amendment to the United States Constitution to abolish slavery introduced during the American Civil War.

Zachariah Chandler

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(10 December, 1813 -- 1 November, 1879) Chandler was an American businessman and politician. Born in Bedford, N.H., Chandler was the mayor of Detroit in 1851. Chandler was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1857, reelected in 1863, and reelected again in 1869 serving from March 4th, 1857 to March 3rd, 1875. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

Member of Michigan Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65, Michigan Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment, Michigan Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866, Michigan Delegation—The Road to Civil War, Michigan Delegation—United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act.

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