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The Civil War: The Senate's Story

Landmark Legislation of the Civil War Era

Lyman TrumbullConfiscation Acts
Conscription Act
Poster advertising the Homestead ActHomestead Act
Morrill Land Grant College ActMorrill Land Grand Act
National currency / JS Conway.National Bank Acts
Pacific RailwayPacific Railway Act
Page of the Revenue ActRevenue Act
Celebration of the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia by colored people, in Washington, April 19, 1866The DC Compensated Emancipation Act
image: page one of the 13th AmendmentThirteenth Amendment