The Most Important Amendments to the U.S. Constitution
On June 21st, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution, thus making it law. To honor this historic day, here is a list of the most important Amendments to the Constitution.
U.S. Official Seal - Courtesy Wikipedia
June 21, 2012
What it says:
Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.
Section 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.