An amendment to the United States Constitution to abolish slavery introduced during the American Civil War.
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(8 March, 1813 -- 17 December, 1877) Driggs was an American politician, mechanic, businessman, and educator. Born in Kinderhook, N.Y., Driggs moved to Michigan in 1856 and worked in the real estate business. Driggs was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses. [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 Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866, Michigan Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment.
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