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The thirteenth amendment, ratified in 1865, made slavery and involuntary servitude unconstitutional in the united states “except as punishment for crime” as the end of slavery left a void in the southern labor market, the criminal justice system became one of the primary means of continuing the legalized involuntary servitude of african. Start studying chapter 9 (recognizing) / chapter 27 (rethinking) learn vocabulary, chain gangs the use of convict labor to build roads,. Chain gangs are groups of prisoners set to work for the city economy of the united states that is why most of the states in the south had convict labor by. Not quite in the shining promise of freedom that was the thirteenth amendment, a sharp exception was carved out section 1 of the amendment provides: “neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the united states, or any place subject to their.
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