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Homework Help: Slavery

Posted by Milford on Thursday, February 1, 2007 at 9:17pm.

Did Lincoln have the constitutional power to abolish slavery (before the 13th amendment)?

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No. The power to enlave was reserved to the States. Slaves were not citizens of the US, so had no constitutional rights.

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