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Slavery remained the dividing issue in American from the establishment of the United

States constitution. The Founding Father didn’t have the political will to make the
word of the Declaration of Independence a reality for everyone

Slave: a person who is the legal property of another and is forced to obey them.

Slavery in America began when the first African slaves were brought to the North American
colony of Jamestown, Virginia, in 1619, to aid in the production of such lucrative crops as tobacco.

The slave was trade to North American thought the Triangular trade between American

Why was Slavery finally abolished in the British Empire?


In July 1833, a Bill to abolish slavery throughout the British
Empire passed in the House of Commons, followed by the House of
Lords on 1st August. There has been a lot of debate over the factors
that contributed to the final success of the bill:
● A change in economic interests. 
● Resistance by enslaved people. 
● Parliamentary reform. 
● Abolition campaigns and religious groups. 
 

Slaves codes were state laws established to determine the status of slaves and the rights of
their owners. Slave codes placed harsh restrictions on slaves' already limited freedoms, often in order
to preempt rebellion or escape, and gave slave owners absolute power over their slaves.