Asked in History of the United States
History of the United States
Is involuntary servitude permitted in the US?
Asked in The Difference Between
What is the difference between domestic servitude and involuntary servitude?
the answer is domestic servitude your forced to work involuntary servitude the 13th amendment to the us constitution which outlawed slavery ...
For what reason does the 13th amendment not forbid all forms of involuntary servitude?
We have the draft into the military and that is an example of involuntary servitude. ...
What was a consequence of the provision in the Thirteenth Amendment that permitted involuntary servitude as punishment for a crime?
Convict labor could be rented by plantation and business owners.
Amendment 13 refers to?
The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolishes slavery and involuntary servitude, except that it does permit involuntary servitude as a punishment for convicted criminals. It does not specifically address involuntary servitude in the form of required government service such as a military draft. ...
What did the 13th Amendment abolish?
Slavery The Thirteenth Amendment of the US Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude except as punishment for a crime where the party has been duly convicted. The 13th amendment abolished slavery, or involuntary servitude. Slavery. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
When can someone be placed under involuntary servitude?
The Thirteenth Amendemnt to the US Constitution provides: "Neither slavery nor involuntary sertivude, except as punishsment for crime whereof the party has been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States." By inference, convicted criminals may be forced into involuntary servitude. ...
Asked in US Civil War, Slavery
What year did slavery end and become against the law in the us?
The 13th amendment (passed in 1865) prohibited the involuntary servitude (slavery) in the US. ...
Asked in History of the United States, Politics and Government, Slavery, US Constitution, Federal Laws
What is the exception to the thirteenth amendment abolition of involuntary servitude?
The 13th Amendment abolishes slavery with a single exception. It allows involuntary servitude 'as a punishment for crime whereof the party has been duly convicted.' ...
What is the exception to the Thirteenth Amendment's abolitionist of involuntary servitude?
The exception to the Thirteenth Amendment's abolishing involuntary servitude involves action by a court of law. Thus, prisoners must do work they do not want to do. They become slaves. ...
Asked in Slavery
Is protection from slavery or involutary servitude in the Bill of Rights?
No it isn't. At the time the Bill of Rights was adopted, slavery was still legal in the US. An additional amendment was needed following the Civil War to prohibit involuntary servitude. ...
Asked in US Civil War
What is an involuntary servitude called?
Involuntary servitude is another name for slavery. This is different from a situation such as indentured servitude, in which a person willingly entered into a condition of servitude in exchange for a specific payment, such as the fee for ocean voyage from Europe to America. These arrangements had end times for when the contract would be concluded, and the debt paid in full. Slavery, on the other hand, was involuntary, totally one-sided in terms of benefit, and endured for the duration of...
Involuntary servitude is another way to say?
Involuntary servitude is another way to make 'Forced Slavery' sound more politically correct, so they might say. Involuntary servitude is meant to sound less harsh and not as inhumane as it actually is. Forced slavery was supposed to be abolished in the 1800's, but I think they just worked out a way to trick people with words, so it doesn't sound so bad.. and the people will probably go along with it... they thought. It's not Forced on you, it is just Involuntary.. It's not...