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The amendment that Congress passed in 1865 was the Thirteenth amendment and it banned slavery in the United States.

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Q: What amendment did Congress pass in 1865 and what did the amendment do?
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The 13th amendment to the US Constitution was passed by Congress on January 31, 1865, and ratified by the states December 6, 1865. See the link below.

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