Bring That Week Back: Mississippi Officially Ratifies Anti-Slavery Law

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Bring That Week Back: Mississippi Officially Ratifies Anti-Slavery Law

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Mississippi has officially ratified the 13th Amendment of the Constitution that banned slavery in 1865, making it the final state to do so. The state approved the amendment in 1995, but because it was never sent to the Office of Federal Register, it wasn't official until now. (Photo: WikiCommons)

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