Which of the following accurately states how the Supreme Court clarified the scope of
the Thirteenth Amendment in The Slaughterhouse Cases in 1873?
a. This amendment abolishes slavery and involuntary servitude throughout the United
b. Groups other than newly freed slaves, such as Hispanics and Asian Americans, are
not covered by the amendment.
c. All former Confederate states must ratify the Thirteenth Amendment as a condition
for readmission to the union.
d. Newly freed slaves who are vagrant may be fined for vagrancy and hired out to
employers to satisfy their fines, as this does not constitute involuntary servitude.
e. Groups other than newly freed slaves, such as Hispanics and Asian Americans, are
also covered by the amendment.
The Committees of __________ were used by colonists to keep each other abreast of
developments with the British.
d. the Continent