An amendment to the United States Constitution to abolish slavery introduced during the American Civil War.
People: 266, Procedures: 1419, Documents: 150, Decisions: 1626 View more »
Part of: The Civil Rights Amendments.
This page shows the complete source-material for this negotiation.
Users with the appropriate permission can use this screen to make changes to the convention records from here.
This page gives access to the main visualizations used to explore the work of committees or individuals.
It is the best place to start if you have specific research questions to investigate.
This view shows a timeline of the events with an indication the
flow of documents between committees.
This will help make sense of the relationship between committees. The page also shows how busy committees were at different times.
This view offers a set of tools to examine shifting alliances.
This view shows a summary of the topic keywords associated with events during this negotiation, and
allows users to find events associated with each keyword.
This page offers a series of views for exploring the work of those involved in this process of negotiation, focusing on the hierarchical
relationship of proposals rather than on the sequence of events. Other tools presented here show the volume of work handled by each committee, or the number of events that each
individual played a leading roll in.
A tool mostly useful for those using Quill to run meetings.
This page shows the documents currently agreed to or under consideration by various committees.
Cite as: Christopher Vizcardo, Mary Nelson, Erica Croft, Edward Goebel, Antony Jackson, Kiana McAllister, Matt Rands, Joseph Stanley, Annabel Harris, Lauren Davis, Elizabeth Green, Louise Navarro-Cann, and Nicholas P. S. Cole, United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65, Quill Project at Pembroke College (Oxford, 2019).