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The Constitution did not clearly answer whether slavery was legal or whether African-Americans could be citizens. These questions were answered in 1865, right after the Civil War, in the 13th and 14th Amendments, respectively.

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Q: What two questions did the original constitution not clearly answer that were decided by the civil war?
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