Social Studies Timeline

By kidking
  • Virginia

    All persons except the African slaves are to be provided with arms and ammunitions or be fined at the pleasure of the governor and the council.
  • Virginia

    Whereas some doubts have arisen whether children got by any Englishmen upon a Negro shall be slave or Free, Be it therefore enacted and declared by this present Grand assembly, that all children born in this country shall be held bond or free only according to the condition of the mother
  • Maryland

    That whatsoever free-born woman shall intermarry with any slave shall serve the master of such slave during the life of her husband; and that all the issue of such free-born women, so married shall be slaves as their fathers were
  • South Carolina

    Be it therefore enacted, by his Excellency, William, Lord Craven, Palatine. and the rest of the members of the General Assembly, now met at Charles Town, for the South-west part of this Province, and by the authority of the same, That all negros, mulattoes, mestizo's or Indians, which at any time heretofore have been sold, or now are held or taken to be, or hereafter shall be bought and sold for slaves, are hereby declared slaves; and they, and their children, are hereby made and declared slaves
  • 13th amedment

    Abolishes slavery, and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime.
  • 14th amendment

    Defines citizenship, contains the Privileges or Immunities Clause, the Due Process Clause, the Equal Protection Clause, and deals with post-Civil War issues.
  • 15th amendment

    Prohibits the denial of the right to vote based on race, color, or previous condition of servitude
  • 16th amendment

    Permits Congress to levy an income tax without apportioning it among the states or basing it on the United States Census.
  • 17th Amendment

    Establishes the direct election of United States Senators by popular vote.
  • 18th amendment

    Prohibited the manufacturing or sale of alcohol within the United States