How Could America Be Just If It Didn't Abolish Slavery Right Away?

December 6th marked the 146th Anniversary of the 13th Amendment which formally outlawed slavery in the US.  Here is a snippet from the excellent article written by Julia Shaw of the Heritage Foundation.  Here is a snippet:

"On this December 6, 1865, the 13th Amendment was adopted and slavery was abolished. There has always been intense debate about the existence of slavery in American history, precisely because it raises questions about this nation’s dedication to liberty and human equality. At the time of the Founding, there were about half a million slaves in the United States, mostly in the five southernmost states, where these individuals made up 40 percent of the population."

To read the article in its entirety click here.


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