Founding Fathers Forum: slavery
Posted by: Lude (usa_lover22@ThisIsToPreventSpam-674-RemoveThis.hotmail.com) on 22 Mar 2003 at 2:38:04 PM
In-Reply-To: american revolution questions posted by dana on 4:31:12 PM 16 Jan 2003
: if revolting in the name of liberty, why when the british abolished slavery 10 years after american independence, did the americans continue and even expand the practise for over a generation."
Although slavery was abolished as late as 1863 in the United States, the TRADE of slavery was abolished in 1804 among all trading nations, INCLUDING the United States.
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