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Understanding Primary Sources: Legislation and Key Amendments

103 pages1 hour


Drawn from Gale’s acclaimed Reference Library products, this concise study guide helps you explore central ideas of primary sources in their historical context. Profiles of the authors and surrounding events; timelines and images; engaging research, discussion and activity ideas; “Did you know?” facts; and additional features make this guide valuable for students and lifelong learners. Primary sources covered: Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution; Freedmen’s Bureau Act; Andrew Johnson’s Veto of the Civil Rights Bill; Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution; First Reconstruction Act of 1867; and Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

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