13th Amendment Of Civil Rights

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Civil rights as described in the book, "are rights related to the duties of citizenship and the opportunities for participation in civic life that the government is obligated to protect.(Geer 38)" In other words it can be defined as the positive actions taken by the government to give us our right or the rights that everyone equally deserves. There are amendments that have been added to protect the people in ensureing that everyone is treated equally. These amendments would be amendments thirteen through fifteen. The thirteenth amendment adopted in 1865 outlaws slavery and indetured servitude. The fourteenth amendment defines due process, equal protection, and that if you were born in the United States then you are a citizen (this was made
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