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To: marktwain

“they were not slaves until 1655.”

Really? I did know that.

I read a claim that no slaves were brought to the United States. All slaves were brought to colonies, prior to ratification of the U.S. Constitution. Do you know if that is true?


22 posted on 02/11/2019 6:20:19 AM PST by ChessExpert (NAFTA - Not A Free Trade Agreement)
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To: ChessExpert
The Constitution allowed the importation of slaves for 20 years, until the end of 1807. In 1807, the importation of slaves was abolished, as early as it was allowed in the Constitution.
25 posted on 02/11/2019 6:42:18 AM PST by marktwain (President Trump and his supporters are the Resistance. His opponents are the Reactionaries.)
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