Come on Mississippi! You just now have ratified the 13th Amendment? I found this fact to be quite startling, shocking, and hilarious.
An oversight of document filing from 1995, led to an error that has kept the Law of Slavery unratified in the state of Mississippi. They have inevitability won title as “Last State to Free Their Slaves”, doing so on February 6, 2013!
This discovery was made by an unsuspecting citizen, inspired to learn of his own state ratification date by the movie “Lincoln”.
(This document was historically adopted by the government on January 31, 1865.)
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